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“My Alabama Lize: A Coon Love Song” Sheet Music

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Wise & Perrin

Description

This sheet music for the song “My Alabama Lize: A Coon Love Song” was written and composed by Wise and Perrin, and published by Shapiro, Bernstein, and Von Tilzer in 1899. The song appeared as a supplement to the “New York Herald” on March 30, 1902. The cover features a stereotyped illustration of a black woman on the upper left, framed by roses, and a drawing of a very dark black cupid on the left.Currently not on view

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National Museum of American History

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Smithsonian Institution