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Old black Joe
Composer: Foster, Stephen Collins 1826-1864
Alternate title:Old Black Joe; arr.
Lyrics:Gone are the days when my heart was young and gay (first line of text)
I'm coming, I'm coming (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
A. W. B.
Christy Minstrels
Publisher:Chicago Music Co.
Publication Date:1900
Description:Old black Joe / written and composed by Stephen C. Foster ; revised by A.W.B.
For voice and piano, with chorus refrain.
Caption title.
"As sung by Christy's Minstrels"--Title page.
Advertisements: 4 songs of unusual merit and 30 special studies for small hands by Carl Eikhoff on p. [2] and Sacred songs of a high devotional character, Happy hours and Manns' new elementary school on p. [6]
Title page ill.: small lithograph of birds in a pastoral setting.
Price mark 4 in an octagon.
First line of text: Gone are the days when my heart was young and gay.
First line of chorus: I'm coming, I'm coming.
Foster Hall Collection cutter no.: 498.331.
Format:1 score ([3], 4-5, [1] p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Subjects:African Americans--Songs and music
Death songs
Popular music--United States--To 1901
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-00036.dc
OCLC Record ID:23950666
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