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Wing Lee's rag-time clock / words and music by Al. Trahern.
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Image ID: 1256690

Wing Lee's rag-time clock / words and music by Al. Trahern.  [By the sad sea waves. Wing Lee's rag-time clock. [uniform ti...] (1900)

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Image Title

:  Wing Lee's rag-time clock / words and music by Al. Trahern.

Alternate Title(s)

: By the sad sea waves. Wing Lee's rag-time clock. [uniform title] Title 2.) No likee ragtime, no likee coon, all lookee samee to me. [first line of song] Title 3.) Wing Lee bought a clock the other day. [first line of song]

Creator(s)

: Trahern, Al -- Composer
Trahern, Al -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Mathews and Bulger -- Singer

Published Date

: 1900

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 2 p. ; 34 cm.

Notes

: On cover: Sung by Mathews and Bulger in By the sad sea waves. Cover includes a photograph of Mathews and Bulger in costume. Note 2.) Published as the supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. Sunday, Sept. 2, 1900, pp. 5-8. Note 3.) Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator tells of Wing Lee who bought a clock that rang in ragtime; because of this, African Americans broke into his store in order to dance; furious, Wing Lee called the police, but the officer was also an African American who began to dance, leaving Wing Lee frustrated.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256690

Record ID

: 609492

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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