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My Honolulu lady / words and music by Lee Johnson
Johnson, Lee
Johnson, Carroll, 1851-1917
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Zeno Mauvais Music Company
San Francisco
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
California Sheet Music Project
Rights Information
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For voice and piano.
Caption title.
"The Latest 'Coon Conquest'"--cover.
"Sung by Carroll Johnson, king of singing comedians."--cover.
Facsimile: "Yours up to date, Carroll Johnson."--cover
Illustration: Ill. of Carroll Johnson with black face in costume and port. without black face / [photographed by Marceau, identified through California Sheet Music Project].--cover.
Publisher's advertisements on p. [2] and [6].
Damaged copy: p. 3 and 4 missing. Pages replaced from University of California Sheet Music Project.
Singer left his girl in Alabama for Honolulu Lou. When they return, the Alabama Black people highly like her dancing the Hawaiian Pas-ma-la. [In Black dialect.]
Similar record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
[Carroll Johnson (1851-1917) was a vaudeville actor and minstrel. He was born in Ireland and performed in the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He appeared in black face for Black music. He also did Irish songs. It was not known whether he and the composer Lee Johnson were related.]
Bound: No
Variant: No
Illustrated cover: Yes
Advertisements: Yes
University of California, Berkeley. Music Library.
1 score ([3], 4-5, [1] p.) : ill. (col.), ports. (col.), facsim. ; 36 cm.
African Americans--Dancing--Songs and music
Dance--United States
Women--Hawaii--Songs and music
Hawaiians--Songs and music
Popular music--United States

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