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Oo Lee Long / by George Evans.

Image ID: 1256524

Oo Lee Long / by George Evans.  [Oo-Lee, Oo-Lee, Oo-Lee Long, listen to me while I sing. [fir...] (1900)

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Image Title

:  Oo Lee Long / by George Evans.

Alternate Title(s)

: Oo-Lee, Oo-Lee, Oo-Lee Long, listen to me while I sing. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Way down in Chinatown lived a pretty little moon-eyed maid. [first line of song]


: Evans, George, 1870-1915 -- Composer
Evans, George, 1870-1915 -- Lyricist
Krieghoff, William G. -- Cover designer

Published Date

: 1900

Item Physical Description

: 4 p. ; 35 cm.


: Cover design by [William G.] Krieghoff includes drawing in Chinese style of a bird on a branch of a tree, with Japanese characters at left. Note 2.) Printed as the supplement to the New York World, Sunday, Feb. 4, 1900. Note 3.) Summary: In Chinatown lives the Oo-Lee Long, daughter of a Chinese tea merchant; Ching Ling loves her; but she runs away with the laundry boy and Ching Ling is upset.


: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899


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

Digital ID

: 1256524

Record ID

: 609658

Digital Item Published

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

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