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My own Manila Sue / words by Earl Way ; music by Herbert Dillea.
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My own Manila Sue / words by Earl Way ; music by Herbert Dillea.  [There's a charming little yellow gal who soon will be my bri...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  My own Manila Sue / words by Earl Way ; music by Herbert Dillea.

Alternate Title(s)

: There's a charming little yellow gal who soon will be my bride. [first line of song] Title 2.) There's only one mulatto lady, she's a winner, she's my babe, this little yellow coated sinner. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Way, Earl C. -- Lyricist
Dillea, Herbert -- Composer

Additional Name(s)

: Johnson, Carroll -- Singer

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover includes two photographs of Carroll Johnson, one portrait, and one full-length in blackface and costume. Note 2.) On cover: Introduced with great success by the "Beau Brummell of minstrelsy" Mr. Carroll Johnson. Note 3.) Summary: Using a small number of stereotyped words, the narrator praises his African American girlfriend.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256477

Record ID

: 609699

Digital Item Published

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

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