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What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson / words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld
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Image ID: 2000981

What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson / words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld  [Come here, Mister Johnson, for I want to have a talk with yo...]

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Image Title

:  What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson / words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld

Alternate Title(s)

: Come here, Mister Johnson, for I want to have a talk with you. [first line of song] Title 2.) I humbly beg yo' pardon, Mrs. Johnson. [first line of chorus] Title 3.) Little duchess. What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson. [uniform title]

Creator(s)

: Rosenfeld, Monroe H. -- Composer
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Held, Anna, 1877?-1918 -- Singer

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 8 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Above caption title: Introduced by Anna Held in her present sparkling success The little duchess at the N.Y. Casino. Note 2.) On cover: Sung by Anna Held in her present success The little duchess at the New York Casino; cover includes photograph of Anna Held in costume reclining on a chair. Note 3.) Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator describes a dialogue between an African American woman and an African American butler who is portrayed as dishonest but apologetic.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1901

Location

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

Digital ID

: 2000981

Record ID

: 1935955

Digital Item Published

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

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