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Priscilla / words by Arthur J. Lamb, music by Geo. Schleiffarth
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Priscilla / words by Arthur J. Lamb, music by Geo. Schleiffarth  [Priscilla! be ma honey, I ain't got any money. [first line o...] (1901, c1899)

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Image Title

:  Priscilla / words by Arthur J. Lamb, music by Geo. Schleiffarth

Alternate Title(s)

: Priscilla! be ma honey, I ain't got any money. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Stars are lookin' sleepy I'm a sleepy too, Priscilla, listen, do! [first line of song]

Creator(s)

: Schleiffarth, George, d. 1921 -- Composer
Lamb, Arthur J., 1870-1928 -- Lyricist

Published Date

: 1901, c1899

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design includes drawing of house along a river with cotton growing. Note 2.) For soprano or tenor. Note 3.) Subtitle on cover and below caption title: An Ethiopian serenade. Note 4.) Summary: Using ethnically stereotyped language, the (apparently African American) narrator professes his love for Priscilla.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1269194

Record ID

: 667948

Digital Item Published

: 8-11-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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