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Armazindy Lee
Additional title: Have you seen my Armazindy, she am my baby true. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There's a little yaller gal right in this town, that I'm going to tell you all about. [first line]
Lane, Mary F. (Arranger)
Todd, Eugene (Composer)
Todd, Eugene (Lyricist)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: Manhattan Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Poor African Americans
Sexual attraction
Content: Caption above first bar of music: "Rag" introduction.
Content: Cover incldues drawing of an elegantly dressed African American woman wearing a hat and carrying a muff.
Content: Summary: Armazindy is the best woman in town and I love her; we are going to be married. I'll be blushing at my wedding; in case there's a fight, better have a razor up your sleeve.
Content: On cover: Coon-song in the popular rag time.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Eugene Todd.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d18d2be0-c591-012f-246c-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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Armazindy Lee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Armazindy Lee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2020.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). Armazindy Lee Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Armazindy Lee