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My black Bess
Composer: Von Tilzer, Harry 1872-1946
Lyrics:When the silver moon is beaming (first line of text)
You're the sunshine of old Virginia (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Sterling, Andrew B.
Forrester, Fannie
DeBonne, Theo
1874-1955
Publisher:E.T. Paull Music Co.
Publication Date:1899
Description:My black Bess / words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
For voice and piano.
Caption title.
First line of text: When the silver moon is beaming.
First line of chorus: You're the sunshine of old Virginia.
Cover ill.: drawing of hand holding calling card labelled "My black Bess".
Cover ill.: drawing of hand holding calling card labelled
"Sung with great success by Fannie, Forrester & DeBonne, Theo."--Cover.
Ads for other song titles on back cover.
Stamped on p. 2: For sale by H.A. Tunehorst, Jerseyville, Ill, Music and Jewelry House.
On cover: 5 inside a circle.
Format:1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Subjects:Songs with piano
African Americans--Songs and music
Hands
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-11079.dc
OCLC Record ID:50650017
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