Sheet Music, 1834-1899

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ISBN

MUM00682, 0106

Description

Cover: description reads Schottische for pianoforte; Publisher: White-Smith Music Publishing Co. (Boston)

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

Songs -- United States -- 19th Century; Popular Music -- United States

Relational Format

music score

Original Format

scores

Original Collection

Sheldon Harris Collection (MUM00682), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries

Lyrics

Lyrics:
Go and meet yer Honey at the Pickaninnies Jubilee tonight All de yaller gals of old Black town are gwine to be there and wont there be a terrible sight Dars gwine to be a cake walk, now we give you one and all and invite To dance and sing by the light of the moon at the Pickaninnies Jubilee tonight.

Content Disclaimer

The derogatory terms, images, and ideas that appear in some of this sheet music are not condoned by the University of Mississippi. They do represent the attitudes of a number of Americans at the times the songs were published. As such, it is hoped that the sheet music in this collection can aid students of music, history, and other disciplines to better understand popular American music and racial stereotypes from the 19th- and early 20th-centuries.

Pickaninnies' Jubilee / words by Fred H. Day

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