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Stay in your own backyard / words by Karl Kennett ; music by Lyn Udall.
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Stay in your own backyard / words by Karl Kennett ; music by Lyn Udall.  [Lilac trees a blooming in the corner, by the gate, Mammy in ...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  Stay in your own backyard / words by Karl Kennett ; music by Lyn Udall.

Alternate Title(s)

: Lilac trees a blooming in the corner, by the gate, Mammy in the little cabin door. [first line of song] Title 2.) Now honey, yo' stay in yo' own back yard. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Udall, Lyn -- Composer
Kennett, Karl -- Lyricist

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 31 cm.

Notes

: Summary: Using stereotyped language, an African American child cries as he sees white children playing in front of his house, knowing that he can't play with them; his mother tries to console him by reminding him not to mind; eventually the African American child dies, while the mother must still console herself with her words to her child. Note 2.) On cover: Negro ballad.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256603

Record ID

: 609567

Digital Item Published

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

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