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Sue, ma Sue / words by Chas. W. Doty ; music by Theo. H. Northrup.
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Image ID: 1256610

Sue, ma Sue / words by Chas. W. Doty ; music by Theo. H. Northrup.  [Sue, ma Sue, I am lonely for you, darlin'. [first line of ch...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  Sue, ma Sue / words by Chas. W. Doty ; music by Theo. H. Northrup.

Alternate Title(s)

: Sue, ma Sue, I am lonely for you, darlin'. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Where sweet camelias blossom, and the honeysuckles cling. [first line of song]

Creator(s)

: Northrup, Theo. H. (Theodore H.) -- Composer
Starmer -- Cover designer
Doty, Charles W. -- Lyricist

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 8 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design by Starmer includes drawing of an African American woman standing at a wooden gate to a house. Note 2.) Descriptive subtitle on cover and below caption title: Coon plaint. Note 3.) Summary: Using stereotyped language of African Americans, the narrator, after being away, looks forward to again being with his girlfriend Sue.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256610

Record ID

: 609574

Digital Item Published

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

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