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That's why they call me Shine
Composer: Dabney, Ford T. 1883-1958
Lyrics:When I was born they christened me plain Samuel Johnson Brown (first line of text)
'Cause my hair is curly (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Mack, Cecil
Walker, Aida Overton
Dudley, S. H.
Buck, Gene
Smart Set Co.
1883-1944
1880-1914
Publisher:Gotham-Attuck Music Co.
Publication Date:1910
Description:That's why they call me Shine / words by Cecil Mack ; music by Ford Dabney.
Song for voice and piano.
Cover title.
First line of text: When I was born they christened me plain Samuel Johnson Brown.
First line of chorus: 'Cause my hair is curly.
Cover ill.: Flower decoration by Gene Buck, photo of Aida Overton Walker in men's clothing.
"In S.H. Dudley's "His honor the barber" sung by Aida Overton Walker with the Smart Set Co."--Cover.
Ad for other song titles on back cover.
Format:1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill., port. ; 35 cm.
Subjects:Popular music--1901-1910
Songs with piano
African American composers
African Americans--Songs and music
Flowers
Singers
Covers (Illustration)
Portraits
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-12165.dc
OCLC Record ID:53445952
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