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My darktown gal
Composer: Johnson, Lee
Lyrics:My Gal she's the swellest belle in darktown (first line of text)
She is my darktown lady (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Hartman, Ferris
Sousa Band
California Sheet Music Project
Publisher:The Zeno Mauvais Music Co.
Publication Date:1897
Description:My darktown gal / words and music by Lee Johnson.
For voice and piano.
Caption title.
"The big Coon hit of '97, played nightly by Sousa's Famous Band"--Cover.
"As sung with howling success by Ferris Hartman the popular comedian"--Cover.
First line of text: My Gal she's the swellest belle in darktown.
First line of chorus: She is my darktown lady.
Publisher's advertisement on p. [6].
Record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
Format:1 score (5, [1] p.) : ill., port. ; 36 cm.
Subjects:Songs with piano
African Americans in popular culture--Songs and music
Minstrels
Clothing and dress
Singers
Composers
Lithographs
Portrait photographs
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-11080.dc
OCLC Record ID:46766826
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