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Title
My South Carolina Flo'
Additional title: Flo', Flo', my Flo', sweetest black gal I know. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There's a dark and muddy river running thro' the swampy lands. .[first line]
Names
Fagan, Barney (Lyricist)
Fagan, Barney (Composer)
Little, Ada May (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: Chicago, Ill. ; New York
Publisher: Frank K. Root & Co. ; McKinley Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
South Carolina
Older African American women
Love songs
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Music store stamp on cover: Bernard Music House, The place to buy sheet music. 414 East Adams Street, Springfield, Illinois.
Content: On cover: Female portrait.
Content: Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to Miss Ada May Little, of Chicago.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Barney Fagan.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a7c02d0-c592-012f-8ae6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My South Carolina Flo'" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1809-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My South Carolina Flo'" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1809-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). My South Carolina Flo' Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1809-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My South Carolina Flo'