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De Blue Tail Fly. A Negro Song

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Piano and voice
African Americans, Caricatures, Slavery, Eating & drinking, Accidents, Death, Funeral rites & ceremonies, Insects, Dialects, Ethnic stereotypes. Lester S. Levy Collection. 4 pages. Published by Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries (LV.13630).

Item Number: LV.13630

De Blue Tail Fly. A Negro Song. n. Published 1846 by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. in Boston. Composition of strophic with refrain with piano and voice instrumentation. Subject headings for this piece include African Americans, Caricatures, Slavery, Eating & drinking, Accidents, Death, Funeral rites & ceremonies, Insects, Dialects, Ethnic stereotypes. First line reads "O when you come in summer time, To South Carlinar's sultry clime First line of refrain An scratch im wid a brier too.".

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