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Weezie : the song of the minstrel man / by Jack Norworh and Raymond Hubbell
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Image ID: 2000973

Weezie : the song of the minstrel man / by Jack Norworh and Raymond Hubbell  [In a minstrel show, a coon named Snow, was singing ballads f...]

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Image Title

:  Weezie : the song of the minstrel man / by Jack Norworh and Raymond Hubbell

Alternate Title(s)

: In a minstrel show, a coon named Snow, was singing ballads fine. [first line of song] Title 2.) Weezie, you're the idol of my heart. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Norworth, Jack -- Composer
Norworth, Jack -- Lyricist
Mandel -- Cover designer
Hubbell, Raymond, 1879-1954 -- Lyricist
Hubbell, Raymond, 1879-1954 -- Composer

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 8 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design by Mandel includes a floral background pattern. Note 2.) On cover: Sung by Louise Dresser; cover includes photograph of Louise Dresser. Note 3.) Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator describes an African American minstrel performer who in his act sings about how he misses his Weezie; after his performing troupe disbands he is left poor and now really thinks of Weezie.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1901

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 2000973

Record ID

: 1935954

Digital Item Published

: 2-17-2011; updated 3-25-2011

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