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The pickaninnies paradise
Composer: Osborne, Nat 1878-1954
Alternate title:Pickaninny's paradise
Lyrics:What's the matter honey there's a tear in your eye (first line of text)
You lay your black kinky head in a bed on a pillow of white (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Von Tilzer, Harry
Courtney Sisters
1872-1946
Publisher:Harry Von Tilzer
Publication Date:1918
Description:The pickaninnies paradise / words by Sam Ehrlich ; music by Nat Osborne.
Song for voice and piano.
Caption title.
First line of text: What's the matter honey there's a tear in your eye.
First line of chorus: You lay your black kinky head in a bed on a pillow of white.
Cover ill.: Aged African American woman and child, workers in a cotton field. Photos of The Courtney Sisters and Harry Von Tilzer.
"Introduced with great success by The Courtney Sisters"--Cover.
Format:1 score (3 p.) : ill., ports. ; 31 cm.
Subjects:Popular music
African Americans--Songs and music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-11951.dc
OCLC Record ID:20120532
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