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The Queen of Charcoal Alley / words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Howard & Emerson.
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The Queen of Charcoal Alley / words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Howard & Emerson.  [Coons may sing, praises ring, all about the gals they love. ...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  The Queen of Charcoal Alley / words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Howard & Emerson.

Alternate Title(s)

: Coons may sing, praises ring, all about the gals they love. [first line of song] Title 2.) No one knows how much I love my Sally! [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Howard, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar), 1878-1961 -- Composer
Sterling, Andrew B, b. 1874 -- Lyricist
Starmer -- Cover designer
Emerson, Ida -- Composer

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 in a big hat, fur stole, and a white dress. Note 2.) Summary: The narrator idolizes his girl Sal, the "queen of Charcoal Alley."

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256548

Record ID

: 609682

Digital Item Published

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

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