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Sheet Music in Library Special Collections

This guide will highlight specific features found in the UCLA Library Special Collections Sheet Music Collection. The guide is in process, and will be edited frequently.

Africans and African Americans

Cotton Fluff, 1936 Don't Know Where I'm Going...,1917 I Don't Care If Yo' Nebber Comes Back, 1897

Above are samples of items in our Sheet Music Collection that focus on the portrayal of African Americans throughout American history

Sound Recordings of highlighted titles are available through the UC Santa Barbara Cylinder Archive

  1. 4-11-44 (a Coon Ditty), box 1619
  2. Abraham Jefferson Washington Lee (You Ain’t Goin’ to Pick No Fuss Out of Me),1906, box 15
  3. Ah Wants to Die From Eatin’ Possum Pie, box 1345
  4. Ain’t Dat Scan’lous, 1901, box 98
  5. Ain’t Dat a Shame, 1901,box 98
  6. Ain’t You Ma Honey, 1896,box 98
  7. Alabama, box 1217
  8. Alabama Ball, 1921,box 1217
  9. Alabama Barbecue, 1936,box 1217
  10. Alabama Home, 1921,box 1217
  11. Alabama Jubilee, 1915, box 1217
  12. Alabama Lullaby, 1919,box 1217
  13. Alabama Moon, 1920, box 1217
  14. Alabama Sue, 1921, box 1217
  15. Alabamy, 1921, box 1217
  16. Alabamy Bound, 1925, box 1217
  17. Alabamy Cradle Song, 1925, box 1217
  18. Alabamy Mammy, 1921, box 1217
  19. Alabammy Snow, 1929, box 1217
  20. Alexander Jones, 1909, box 867
  21. Alexander’s Ragtime Band, 1911, box 1150,2181
  22. Alic Busby Don’t Go Away, 1903, box 549
  23. All Coons Look Alike to Me, 1896, box 867,1189
  24. All the Sammies Think a Lot of the Girls, 1918, box 870
  25. Along the Mississippi Shore, 1915, box 567
  26. (They Made it Twice as Nice) And They Called It Dixieland, 1916, box 563,1166
  27. Anna Liza’s Wedding Day, 1913,box 2181
  28. Arabella, tell a fellah, what do you mean, 1899, box 1251
  29. At Ethiopian Mardi Gras, 1899, box 2081
  30. At Mammy’s fireside, 1913, box 2078
  31. At the High Brown Babies Ball, 1919, box 766
  32. At the Plantation Ball, 1915, box 567
  33. At Uncle Tom’s Cabin Door, 1912, box 1446
  34. Aunt Hagar’s Blues, 1921, box 766
  35. Aunt Jemima, box 992
  36. Aunt Jemima's Birthday, box 1327
  37. Aunt Jemima’s Jubilee, 1899, box 766
  38. Aunt Jemima’s Lullaby, box 767
  39. Baby Lize (Coon Troubles), box 1261
  40. Back, Back, Back to Baltimore, 1904, box 1258
  41. (Just Try to Picture Me) Back Home in Tennessee, 1915, box 567
  42. Bad Case of Harmony, 1917, box 1258
  43. Bake Dat Chicken Pie, 1906, box 760
  44. Bama Coon, 1926, box 655
  45. Bammy (Alabamy), 1922,box 1446
  46. Bammy (the land that gave me mammy), 1922, box 1217
  47. Banana Boy, box 1083
  48. Bandana Land and the Coon Banshee, 1905, box 2083
  49. Banjo Pickaninnies, 1928, box 1083
  50. Banjo Song, 1910, box 1583
  51. Bedelia (the Irish coon song serenade) 1903, box 528   
  52. Belle of Koontucky, 1897, box 618, 1476, 1586
  53. Belle of the Barber’s Ball, 1908, box 1168,1605
  54. Bill Bailey Won’t You Please Come Home, 1902, box 556,1446
  55. Black Berryin' To-Day, box 1
  56. Black Crook, 1866, box 2048
  57. Brother Control Yo’ Self, 1935, box 1143
  58. Brown Skin Who’re You For,  1915, box 1591
  59. Brush By Nigger, Brush By, 1897, box 1591
  60. Bugaboo Man, 1900, box 1591
  61. Bull Frog and the Coon, 1906, box 1591
  62. Bully Song, 1896, box 2150
  63. By the Light of the Jungle Moon, box 1433, 1456,1592, 
  64. By the Watermelon Vine, Lindy Lou, 1904, box 1433, 1478, 1592
  65. Cabin in the Cotton, 1932, box 1433
  66. Callers: Who’s Dat Knockin at de do’?, box 1433
  67. Camp Meetin’ Time, 1906, box 553,1183
  68. Camptown Races, 1850, box 1088
  69. Can You Blame Me for Lovin’ Dat Man, 1901, box 1183
  70. Can’t Yo Heah Me Callin Caroline, 1915, box 655
  71. Carry Me Back to Old Virginny, 1906, box 545
  72. Chicago (I’m Going Right Back to Chicago), box 1595
  73. Chicken Dinnah, 1944, box 655
  74. Chocolate Drops, 1902, box 586, 1562
  75. Cindy I Dreams about You, 1900, box 2078
  76. Cleanin’ Silber in de kitchen, 1895, box 15
  77. Climb De Golden Fence (Oh My! Wicked Piccaninny), 1895, box 2144
  78. Climbing up de golden stairs, 1894, box 15, 1596
  79. Close Dat eye, 1901, box 15
  80. Close Your Goo Goo Eyes For Mammy Lou, 1900, box 15
  81. Closer to Heben, 1928, box 1095
  82. Coal Black Mammy, 1921, box 15
  83. Colored Aristocracy, 1899, box 1482
  84. Colored Bride and Groom, 1900, box 15
  85. Colored Major, 1900,  box 1482
  86. Colored Ragamuffins, box 1482
  87. Colored Romeo, 1910, box 2181
  88. Come Along, Ma Honey, 1917, box 15
  89. Come Out, Dinah, On the Green (Darkey Serenade), 1901, box 1200
  90. Coon Band Contest, 1899, box 1598
  91. Coon Banshee, 1904, box 2083
  92. Coon! Coon! Coon!, 1900, box 617
  93. Coon Dance,  box 1482
  94. Coon Hollow Capers, box 1482
  95. Coon in the Moon, box 1482
  96. Coon Town Jubilee, box 1566
  97. Coon’s Breach of Promise, 1898, box 552
  98. Coon’s Paradise, box 1459
  99. Coontown Cake Walk, 1900
  100. Coontown Patrol, box 1482
  101. Coontown Review,  box 1482
  102. Coonville Barbeque,  box 1482
  103. Cotton, 1939, box 273
  104. Cotton Babe, 1909, box 578
  105. Cotton Hollow Harmony, box 1598
  106. Cotton Pickers, 1899, box 578
  107. Cotton Picker's Jamboree, box 1349
  108. Cotton Pickin’ Time in Alabam, box 578
  109. Cotton Pickin’ Time in Dixie Land (buy a bale), box 578
  110. Cotton Time, 1910, box 578
  111. Crappy Dan: de spo’tin’ man, box 1599
  112. Croonin’ Neath the Cotton-Pickin’ Moon, 1921, box 1143
  113. Cunnin' Carolina Coon, 1901, box 1600
  114. Cupid Might Have Been a Little Coon, 1902, box 1195, 
  115. Daisy Dixey’s Dan, box 1601
  116. Dallas Blues, 1918, box 1174
  117. Dan Dan Danuel, 1904,box 1174
  118. Dancing Down in Dixie Land, box 1174
  119. Dancing ‘Neath the Dixie Moon, 1918, box 1174
  120. Dark Town Excitement, box 1485
  121. Darkey Cavaliers, 1895, box 1174
  122. Darkey Moon, 1910, box 1174
  123. Darkey Tickle, 1919, box 1485
  124. Darkie’s Dream, 1890, box 1485
  125. Darkie’s Drill, 1902, box 1485
  126. Darkies Have Music in Their Souls, 1936, box 374
  127. Darkies’ Masquerade, 1899, box 525
  128. Darkies’ Rag Time Ball, 1912, box 1174
  129. Darkies’ Serenade, 1915, box 1174
  130. Darkies’ Spring Song, 1901, box 578
  131. Darkies Wedding, 1901, box 1174
  132. Darkies’ Wedding Barn Dance, 1901, box 1174
  133. Darktown Barbecue: Darktown Was Out at Dat Barbecue, 1904, box 1174
  134. Darktown Belles, box 1485
  135. Darktown Colored Band, 1896, box 1174
  136. Darktown is out to-night, 1899, box 1174
  137. Darktown Poker Club, 1914, box 1174
  138. Darktown Strutters’ Ball,1917, box 556,603,1174
  139. Dar’ll be a Nigger Missin’, box 1460
  140. Dar’s a Rooster Roostin’ on de roost, box 1174
  141. Dar's No Gal Like My Gal (Coon Song and Chorus), 1898, box 617
  142. Dar’s Rag Time in the moon, box 1174
  143. Darling Nellie Gray, 1907, box 655
  144. Dat Cake Was Just Baked For Me, 1898, box 1174
  145. Dat Coon, He Don’t Love Me, 1899, box 1174
  146. Dat Danube Kiss, box 1460
  147. Dat Lovin’ Rag, 1906, box 1174
  148. Dat Lovin’ Touch, 1911, box 1174
  149. Dat New Bully, 1896, box 1174
  150. Dat Ole Debbil Consequence, box 48
  151. Dat Possum Rag, 1910, box 2085
  152. Dat’s de way to spell ‘chicken’, 1902, box 1174
  153. Dat’s Ma Honey Sho’s Yo’ Born, 1912, box 1174
  154. Dat’s Me, 1896, box 1460
  155. Dat’s Music to Me: (the Sound of a Chicken Frying in a Pan) 1907, box 1174
  156. Dat’s My Gal, box 1150
  157. De Coontown Cake Walk, box 752
  158. De Darkey Cavaliers, 1895, box 1174
  159. De Gals Am A’Gwine to Know, 1895, box 752
  160. De Lincoln Guards Parade, 1896, box 752
  161. De New Bully, 1896, box 2150
  162. De pullman porters ball (digital library)
  163. Dere’s Only One Moon in De Sky, box 1603
  164. Der’ll be wahm coons a prancin’ (digital library)
  165. Dis Coon Has Got de Blues, 1897, box 1389
  166. Dixie Rube, box 1089
  167. Doan Ye Cry, Ma Honey, 1899, box 605,745
  168. Dog Walk (Down Where the Niggers Walk the Dog), 1916, box 745
  169. Don’t Be What You Ain’t, 1905, box 2107
  170. Don’t Forget You’re Talking to a Lady, 1902, box 553
  171. Don’t You Dare to Start Nothing With Me, 1893, box 1607
  172. Down Among de Sugar Cane, 1908, box 1608
  173. Down Around the River (at the Dixie Jubilee), 1919, box 1703
  174. Down at Mammy Jinny’s, 1910, box 2139
  175. Down in Alabam, 1936,box 1217
  176. Down in Pickaninny Town, box 1353
  177. Down t' Uncle Bill's , 1934, box 1215
  178. Down Where the Cotton Blossoms Grow, 1901, box 1611
  179. Down Where the Swanee River Flows, 1916, box 1611
  180. Down Where the Tennessee Flows, 1913, box 1081
  181. Down Where the Watermelon Grows, 1909,box 1611
  182. Dusky Dudes, 1899, box 1487
  183. Dusky Maiden, 1903, box 1487
  184. Dusky Soliloquies, 1900, box 578
  185. Dusky Stevedore, 1928, box 1354
  186. Dust Off de Road foh Me, 1935, box 1354
  187. Dusty Rag, 1908, box 1613
  188. Educated Coon is Best of All, 1901, box 1614
  189. Eeny, Meeny, Miny Mo: as played by two dark folks
  190. Eli Green’s Cake Walk
  191. Emblem of an Independent Coon, 1900, box 1614
  192. Evah dahkey is a king, 1902
  193. Ev’ry Darkey Had a Raglan On, 1901
  194. Ev’ry Little Bit Helps, 1904
  195. Every Nigger Had a Lady But Me, 1897
  196. Every Race Has a Flag But the Coon, 1900, box 1615
  197. Everybody Works But Father Exodus
  198. Explanation, An, 1914, box 655
  199. Floatin’ Down the River (cause it’s moonlight now in Dixieland), 1913
  200. Floatin’ Down to Cotton Town, 1919, box 1358
  201. Full Moon Union, 1880, 
  202. Georgia Land, 1912,  box 622
  203. Gimmie Ma Money, 1898, box NSL BOX 58
  204. Go Way Back and Sit Down, 1901, box 549
  205. Good Bye Boys,1913, box 665
  206. Good Bye Eliza Jane, 1903, box 665
  207. Granny (You’re My Mammy’s Mammy)
  208. Gwine to Run All Night, 1850
  209. Had Enough of Bluffin’ Go ‘Way Man, 1898, box 1188
  210. Hannah, 1904, box 1188
  211. Hannah Boil Dat Cabbage Down, 1878, box 771
  212. Hannah Won’t You Open the Door, 1904, box 1188
  213. Hannibal Hope, 1908, box 1188
  214. Happy Are We Darkies So Gay, 1847, 
  215. Happy Coon
  216. Happy Coon From Dixie, 1901
  217. Happy Days in Dixie, 1896, 
  218. Happy Hours in Coontown, 1899, 
  219. Happy Little Coons, 1896, box 1188
  220. He Said He Was A Friend of Mine, 1906, box 550
  221. He's a Porter on the Empire State,1898,  box 528
  222. He’s My Military Man, 1908, box 587
  223. Hear the Pickaninny Band
  224. Hello Ma Baby, 1899, box 1176
  225. Hello Ma Ragtime Gal, 1899, box 1176
  226. Hello Swanee Hello, 1926, 
  227. Hen Roost Inspector, 1899, box 1176
  228. Hey Mister Cotton Picker, box 1364
  229. Hide Yer Pretty Face Behind Yer Fan, 1896, box 587
  230. High Tone Mama of Mine
  231. Home Ain’t Nothing Like This, 1902
  232. Honey Dat I Love So Well, 1898, box 1635
  233. Honey Does You Love Yer Man, 1895, 
  234. Honey, I's Sighing For You, box 1635
  235. Honey, You’se Ma Lady Love, 1897, 
  236. Honey You’se the Warmest Gal in Town, 1897
  237. Hot Tamale Man, 1909, box 1,637
  238. How I Lubs Dat Gal ob Mine, 1899, box 1637
  239. How I’d Like to Find Dat Man,1896, box 1637
  240. Hush My Little Coon, 1896, box 1638
  241. Hush My Mouth (If I Ain’t Goin’ South)
  242. Hypnotized Coon, 1897, box 1638
  243. Hypnotizing Lize, box 1638
  244. I Ain’t ‘Bliged to Stan’No Nigger Foolin’, 1897, 
  245. I Ain’t Gwine ter work no mo (digital library)
  246. I Ain’t Seen No Messenger Boy, 1899
  247. I Cern’nly is de Biggest Fool Nig in Dis town
  248. I Certainly Was Going Some, 1913, box 1
  249. I Come From Sunny Dixie, 1903, box 553
  250. I Dassn’t Do It Honey, 1896, box 1190
  251. I Don't Care if I Never Wake Up, 1899, box 1190
  252. I Don’t Care if yo’ Nebber Comes Back, 1897, box 1190
  253. I Don’t Know How to Tell Yer How I Lubs Her, 1898, box 1190
  254. I Don’t Know Where I’m Goin’ But I’m On My Way, 1905, box 1190
  255. I Don’t Like No Cheap Man, 1897, box 1190
  256. I Don’t See No Streets Named After You, 1901, box 1190
  257. I Don’t Understand Rag Time
  258. I Don’t Want No Imitation Man, 1907, box 1190
  259. I Don’t Want to be a Sailor, 1905
  260. I Go To See De Minstrel Show, 1907
  261. I Got a Misery, 1929, box 904
  262. I Guess Dat’s Poor, box 1499
  263. I Guess I'll Have to Telegraph My Baby, 1934, box 1605
  264. I Guess That Will Hold You For a While (a Darkey Warning), 1897
  265. I Guess You’de Better Hush! Hush! Hush! (darkey slumber song), 1901, box 600, 1437
  266. I Idolize My Sue, 1899, box 1180
  267. I Like a Little Jazz in My Auld Lang Syne, 1919, box 1180
  268. I Live as High as Any Other Coon, 1899, box 1180
  269. I Long to Hear the Darkies Sing, 1905, box 1180
  270. I Love Her, She Loves Me, 1922
  271. I Love Ma Babe, 1900, box 1642
  272. I Need Dem Wages Bad, 1898, box 1645
  273. I Never Liked a Nigger With a Beard, 1901, box 1437
  274. I Miss You Lize (a coon love song), 1899
  275. I Thought My Troubles Were Over ( But They’d Scarce Begun), 1906
  276. I Want a Coon to Match My Own Complexion, 1898, box 1438,1647
  277. I Want Dem Presents Back, 1896
  278. I Want My Mammy, 1921
  279. I want to be a lidy, 1901
  280. I Want to Be in Dixie, 1912
  281. I Want to Go Back to the Land of Cotton, 1908
  282. I Wonder Where My Easy Rider’s Gone, 1913
  283. I Wonder Who it Was Invented Work: coon song, 1903
  284. I Won’t Play Second Fiddle to no Yaller gal, 1899, box 1651
  285. I’d Leave Ma Happy Home For You, 1899, box 1,652
  286. I’d Like to Correspond With You, 1909
  287. I’d Like to Have a Photograph of You, 1902
  288. I’d Like to Hear That Song Again, 1899, box 1/652
  289. I’d Love to Fall Asleep and Wake Up in My Mammy’s Arms, 1920, box 551
  290. I’ll Take a Kitchen Mechanic For Mine (digital library), 1902
  291. I’m a Jonah man, 1903, box 553
  292. I’m Awfully Strong For You, 1908, box 1171
  293. I’m Happy When the Band Plays Dixie, 1907, box 1668
  294. I’m Just Barely Living, Dat’s All, 1903, box 1668
  295. I’m Smiling at De Moon Dat Smiles at You, 1908
  296. I’m the Warmest Member in the Land, 1896
  297. I’s Gwine Back to Dixie, 1874Kinky Kids Parade
  298. I’se a Happy, Laughin’ Darkey, box 1689
  299. I'se Her Black and Tan Adonis, box 1689
  300. I’se a High Toned Colored Man, box 1689
  301. I’see a Picking My Company Now, 1899
  302. I’se a Thinkin’ lize of You, 1904, box 1689
  303. I’se dar swellest coon at Coney Isle, box 1441
  304. I’se Got a Razor for the Coon That Throwed Me Down, box 1689
  305. I'se Got No Use Fir Show Folks, box 1689
  306. I’se Gwine to Alabama, box 1689
  307. I’se Got No Use Fir Show Folks
  308. I’se Her Black an Tan Adonis
  309. I’se Sorry Dat I Left Ma Happy Home, box 1689
  310. I’se Your Nigger If You Wants Me Liza Jane, 1896, box 1689
  311. I’ve Been Hoodoo’d, 1894
  312. I’ve Got a Feelin’ For You = Way Down in My Heart, 1904, box 553
  313. I've Got a White Man Working For Me, box NSL BOX 123
  314. I’ve Got Chicken on the Brain, 1899
  315. I’ve Got Company and You Can’t Come In, 1902, box 1172
  316. I’ve Got Enough Don’t Want No More, box 1172
  317. I’ve Got Him Dead, 1898
  318. I’ve Got Money Locked Up in a Vault, box 1172
  319. I’ve Got the Dough Dough, box 1172
  320. I've Got the Nicest Little Home in Dixie, 1917, box 567
  321. I’ve Got to Dance Till the Band Gits Through, 1906, box 549, 1172
  322. I’ve Got to Get Some Money, 1903, box 1172
  323. I’ve Got to Go Now, Cause I Think It’s Goin to Rain, 1903, box 1172
  324. I’ve Got Something I’ve Been Savin’ For You, box 1172
  325. I’ve Got Troubles of My Own (digital library), 1900
  326. If I Was What I Ain’t Instead of What I Is, 1922, box 1118
  327. If I’se you’ lady, box 1657Lady Africa
  328. If The Man in the Moon Were a Coon, 1906, box 1189
  329. If Time Was Money, I’d Be a Millionaire, 1902
  330. In Bandanna Land, 1907
  331. In Dat Cabin ‘mid de sugar cane
  332. In Gayest Darktown
  333. In My Little Hottentot Hut For Two, 1909
  334. In Sunny Africa, 1902
  335. It Takes a long tall brown-skin gal (to make a preacher lay his Bible down), 1917
  336. It’s Allus de Same in Dixie, 1904
  337. It’s Got to Be a Minstrel Show To-Night, 1902, box 406
  338. It’s Honey All de Time, 1896
  339. It’s Nobody’s Business But My Own, 1919
  340. Jack O’Lantern Man, 1901, box 1,197
  341. Jasper Jenkins (De Cake Walk Coon), 1898, box 617
  342. Jed’ Keep on a-Blowin Your Bubbles
  343. Jemima (a Sneezing Coon Song), 1909, box 1197
  344. Jes’ Cause de Moon Was Shinin’ (digital library), 1902
  345. Jes’ Cause I lub yo’ honey (digital library), 1900
  346. Jes’ Listen Ma Chillun to Me, box 1197
  347. Jigadeer Johnson, 1918
  348. Jim Along Josey Roarer
  349. Johnson Wins the Cake, 1897
  350. Jubilo, 1933, box 561, 1077
  351. Jungle Moon, 1909, box 528
  352. Just Because I’m From Missouri, 1903
  353. Keep a Steppin’ to de music ob de Band, 1899, box 1186
  354. Kinky Kids Parade, 1925
  355. Kiss You’re Liza on De Ruby lips, 1895
  356. Kiss Your Lub Good Night, 1903, box 553
  357. Ku Klux Steppin’ Blues, 1923, box 2177
  358. Lady Africa, 1897
  359. Land of Lullaby (Go to Sleep My Pickaninny Babe)
  360. Laughing Song, 1895
  361. Lay Low Lizzie, 1922, box 2177
  362. L A Z Y Spells Lazy, 1906
  363. Lazy Bill, 1907, box 1715
  364. Lazy Pickaninny, 1934, box 2183
  365. Let In Dis Little Coon in the Moon, 1898, box NSPC box 49
  366. Let it Alone, 1906, box 1715
  367. Let Me Bring My Clothes Back Home, box 625
  368. Licorice Lize (digital library), 1899
  369. Like a Puff of Smoke, Good Night, 1910, box 2175  
  370. Lime Kiln club, 1883
  371. Linger Longer Loo, 1893
  372. Lissen Ter Dis Story, 1916, box 529
  373. Little Alabama Coon, 1893, box 903,1167
  374. Little Black Boy, 1908
  375. Little Black Buddy, 1924, box 991,2175
  376. Little No 'Count Coon, 1904, box 1721
  377. Little Cotton Dolly, 1897, box 903
  378. Little Dark Brown Lou, 1895
  379. Little Puff of Smoke, Good Night, 1950, box 2175
  380. Little No 'Count Coon, 1904, box 1721
  381. Little Sambo
  382. Little Southern Coon, 1897, box 1077
  383. Little Yellow Rose From Dixie Land
  384. Livery Stable Blues, 1917
  385. (Um, Um Ain’t She Sumpin’) Liza, 1927, box 2175
  386. Loafin’ on the Levee
  387. Loafin’ Time, 1935
  388. Loo Loo OO Loo Loo (A Romance of the Jungle) 1901, box 1179
  389. Look Out Dar Down Below
  390. Look Out for the Coon in the Moon, box 2167
  391. Long Coon  (The King of Rubber-Necks)
  392. Lord Done Fixed Up My Soul, 1940, box 318
  393. Love moon, 1921, box 930
  394. Lucky Jim, 1896, box 1114
  395. Lucky Sam (Dixie’s Gamblin’ Man), 1930, box 1114
  396. Ma Afro Mexican Queen
  397. Ma Black Pearl
  398. Ma Blushin’ Rosie, 1900, box 1114, 1191
  399. Ma Curly Headed Babby, 1900, box 38
  400. Ma Dandy Soldier Coon, 1900, box 2046
  401. Ma Dusky Maid, 1908, box 1182
  402. Ma Dusky Princess, 1902, box 550
  403. Ma Ebony Belle (digital library)
  404. Ma Gal's de Town Talk, box 1728
  405. Ma Genuine African Blonde, 1898, box 1728
  406. Ma Honey Lou, 1908, box 1728
  407. Ma Honey Mine, 1911, box 1728
  408. Ma Honey Sweet Angeline, 1897, box 1728
  409. Ma Lady Lu, 1906, 1728
  410. Ma Li'l Sweet Sunbeam, 1904, 1728
  411. Mah Lindy Lou, 1920, box 551
  412. Ma Onliest One, 1896, box 528
  413. Ma Pickaninny Babe, box 1729
  414. Ma Rainbow Coon, 1900, box 625
  415. Ma Susie Anne
  416. Mah Moonlight Lou: a Sacred Coon’s Serenade, 1901, box 1729
  417. Maizy, My Dusky Daisy, 1901, box 1729
  418. Mama I’se Your Baby Ain’t I Mama Ain’t I, box 1730
  419. Mamie Come Kiss Your Honey Boy, 1893, box 1189
  420. Mammy, 1901
  421. Mammy Blossom’s ‘Possum Party
  422. Mammy is Gone, 1928, box 1444
  423. Mammy Jinny’s Hall of Fame, 1917
  424. Mammy Jinny’s Jubilee, 1913
  425. Mammy O’Mine, 1919, box 28,1114
  426. Mammy’s Angel Chile (a Pickaninny Croon), 1911, box 1444
  427. Mammy’s Carolina Twins
  428. Mammy’s Chocolate Soldier, 1918, 
  429. Mammy’s Dixie Soldier Boy
  430. Mammy’s Gwine to Buy the Moon
  431. Mammy’s Kinky Headed Coon, box 1730
  432. Mammy's 'Lasses Candy Chili, box 1731
  433. Mammy's Li'l Man, box 1731
  434. Mammy's Little Angel Child, 1914, box 1731
  435. Mammy's Little Blue Grass Coon, box 1731
  436. Mammy’s Little Coal Black Horse, box 991
  437. Mammy’s Little Coal Black Rose, 1916, box 991
  438. Mammy's Lullaby, 1918, box 1731
  439. Mammy's Pickaninny (Don't You Cry), box 1731
  440. Mammy's Pickaninny's Lak' a Big Sun-Flower, 1903, box 1731
  441. Mammy's Precious Baby, box 1444
  442. Mammy’s Pumpkin Colored Coons
  443. Mammy’s Shufflin’ Dance, box 1743
  444. Man in the Moon is a Coon, box 1605
  445. Man Who Plays the Tambourine
  446. March “Black America”: a black Oddity
  447. Mason-Dixon Line, 1903, box 553
  448. Massa’s in de Cold, Cold Ground
  449. Memories of the South
  450. Memphis Blues
  451. Message of the Honeymoon
  452. Miss Clementina, box 1201
  453. Miss Jemima Walks, box 878
  454. Miss Virginia
  455. Mississippi Rag, box 19
  456. Mister Black Man
  457. Mister Johnson Turn Me Loose, box 1189
  458. Monkey Doodle Dandy
  459. Moon Moon, 1901, box 1200
  460. Movin’ in de bes’ soci’ity (honey by an’ by)
  461. Moving Day, 1906, box 549
  462. The moon, the coon, and the little octoroon, 1903, box 2060
  463. Mose
  464. Move On, Mr. Nigger, Move On, Box 1745
  465. Much Obliged to You, 1907, box 549
  466. My African Queen, 1897
  467. My Black Bess, 1899, box 1445
  468. My Broadway Rachateer: The American Apache Song
  469. My Charcoal Charmer, 1900
  470. My Chocolate Colored Baby
  471. My Coal Black Lady, 1896
  472. My Coal Black Queen, 1899
  473. My Croony Melody, 1914
  474. My Dandy Soldier Coon (digital library), 1900, box 1728
  475. My Dark Town Girl
  476. My Darktown Gal
  477. My Dixie-doodle Gal, 1917
  478. My Dusky Lou, box 1288
  479. My Dusky Ola, box 1288
  480. My Dusky Queen, Good Night, box 1288
  481. My Dusky Rose, 1905, box 1288
  482. My Eulah, Eulah = My Indian Maid, 1902
  483. My Evaline, 1901
  484. My Fairy Coon, 
  485. My Gal’s a High-Born Lady, 1896, box 1748
  486. My Gal’s a Red-Head Coon
  487. My Hannah Lady: Whose Black Baby is You?, 1899
  488. My Josephine (my colored queen), 1899
  489. My Little Bimbo: Down on the Bamboo Isle, 1920
  490. My Little Choc’late Coon, 1914, box 1223
  491. My Little Java Lady, 1905
  492. My Little ‘Lasses Candy Coon, 1899, box 1997
  493. My little Lhassa maid The pickaninnies paradise, 1904
  494. My Little Octoroon, box 1751
  495. My Little Pansy (digital library), 1902
  496. My Little Niggah Girl, box 1751
  497. My Little 'Rang-Outang, 1903, box 1751
  498. My Little Zulu Babe, 1900
  499. My Lolo Maid (Indian Song), 1907
  500. My Mammy: the Sun Shines East, the Sun Shines West, 1920
  501. (I Wanta Cuddle Near) My Mammy Dear, box 904
  502. My Mammy’s Lullaby: a coon hush, 1895, box 1997
  503. My Mammy’s Tears
  504. My Name is Morgan, But it ain’t J.P. 1906, box 625
  505. My Rainbow Coon, 1900
  506. My Sambo, 1902
  507. My Sugar-Coated Chocolate Boy, 1919
  508. My Sunflower Sue, 1900
  509. My Swanee Home, 1919
  510. My Zulu Lu, 1903, box 550
  511. Nancy (Oh Miss Nancy), 1902, box SPL BOX 40
  512. Never Raise a Razor Less You Want to Raise a Row, 1906, box 1758
  513. New Bully, 1896, box 529
  514. Nicodemus, 1905, box 550
  515. Niggah Loves His Possum, 1905, box 625
  516. Nigger, Nigger (Never Die)
  517. Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen
  518. Nobody Knows Where John Brown Went
  519. Not a Coon Came Out the Way That He Went In, 1898, box 1760
  520. Now to Sleep You Little Coons, 1899, box 1760
  521. Oh! Ebenezer, 1897
  522. Oh Death Where is Thy Sting, 1918, box 625
  523. Oh, Honey, Will You Lub Dis Coon?, Box 1521
  524. Oh Susie, Dis Coon Has Got de Blues, 1897, box 1460
  525. Oh You Beautiful Coon, 1911, box 1605
  526. Oh You Dusky Belle, 1912, box 1181
  527. Oh You Rag, 1910, box 1211
  528. Ol' Mammy Coon, box 1763
  529. Old Black Joe, 1903
  530. Old Folks at Home, 1887, box 552
  531. Old Jasper’s Cake Walk, 1895
  532. Old Joe's Hittin' the Jug
  533. Old Uncle Ned, 1848
  534. Old Uncle Ned Variations
  535. Old Zip Coon
  536. Ole Mammy Ain’t Gonna Sing No More, 1934, box 1279
  537. On the Painted Desert: an Indian Legend     
  538. Oh! I’se So Wicked, 1854
  539. Oh! Such a Business
  540. Only a Nigger Baby, box 1768
  541. Oriental Coon, box 1779
  542. (I Just Can’t Keep My Eyes off of You) The Oyster Man, 1907
  543. Pale Moon: an Indian Love Song
  544. Paris is a paridise for Coons, 1911
  545. Phrenologist Coon, 1901, box 1773
  546. Pick, Pick, Pickaninny (Pick Dat Cotton), 1936, box SX102565
  547. Pickin' Cotton, 1928, box 297
  548. Pickin’ On Your Baby (‘Cause I’m a Pickaninny Rose)
  549. Pickaninnies paradise, 1918
  550. (I’ve Got the Old Virginny) Pickaninny Blues, 1919
  551. Piccaninny Chile, 1935, box 654
  552. Pickaninny Lullaby, 1922, 
  553. Pickaninny Sandman, 1928
  554. Pickaninny Sleep Song, 1911
  555. Pickaninny's Hushabye, 1929, box 654
  556. Pickaninny’s Paradise, 1918, box 1774
  557. Pickaninny’s Slumber Song (A Southern Lullaby), 1919, box 654, 2001
  558. Plant a Watermelon on My Grave and Let the Juice Soak Through, 1910
  559. Plantation Lullaby, 1892, box 1254
  560. Play Dat Rag, 1908, box 649
  561. Please Don’t Jazz My Mammy’s Lullaby
  562. Please Let Me Sleep, 1902, box 649
  563. Possum
  564. Possum (the Latest Craze), 1909, box 649,1255
  565. Possum and Taters, box 1255 (cover only)
  566. Possum Rag, 1907
  567. Possum Song
  568. Possum Song (six, tall, slim, slick, sycamore sapling?), 1947, box 1330
  569. Possum Trot (in Tennessee)\
  570. Prancing Pickaninnies
  571. Pray for the Lights to Go Out, 1916, box 649
  572. Preacher and the Bear, 1911, box 5, 8, 975
  573. Priscilla
  574. Pullman Porter blues
  575. Pullman Porter’s Ball
  576. Pullman Porter’s on Parade, box 1157
  577. Queen of Charcoal Alley, 1899
  578. Ramblin' Sam, 1905, box 649
  579. Rap Rap Rap (on your minstrel bones)
  580. Ring, Ring de Banjo
  581. Rollicking Smuggler Chief Am I
  582. Rose of Bagdad (I Love You), 1920, box 1012
  583. Rose of Bombay, 1922, box 1012
  584. Rose McGillicuddy
  585. Run brudder possum run. A negro warning., 1900
  586. Run Brudder Possum Run, 1900
  587. Runaway Darkie
  588. Sailin’ Away on the Henry Clay, 1917, box 556
  589. St. Patrick’s Day is a Bad Day For Coons, 1901, box 1193
  590. Sam Johnson’s Band
  591. Sambo and Dinah, 1905, box 553
  592. Sambo and His Banjo
  593. Sambo Sings Those Southern Blues
  594. Sambo’s Invitation
  595. Sammy, Don't You Love Your Polly, 1904, box 649
  596. Savannah Stomp, 1927, box 1023
  597. Scissors and Knives to Grind
  598. Scuffletown Coon = Pea Vine Ridge, box 1535
  599. Seven or Eleven
  600. Shadows on the Swanee, 1933, box 1027
  601. Shake Rattle and Roll (Who’s Got Me), 1919, box 1027
  602. Shake That Thing, 1926, bx 1027
  603. She's Dixie All the time, 1916, box 1196
  604. She's the Only Lady Friend I Know, 1899, box 1196
  605. She’s the Real Thing, My Baby, 1900, box 1196
  606. Short Dress Ball, 1913, box 649
  607. Show Me! Niggah! Show Me!, box 1914
  608. Shufflin' Mose
  609. Shut Yoah Eyes
  610. Silver Swanee
  611. Since They’re Playin’ Hawaiian Tunes in Dixie, 1917, box 1173
  612. Sing a Song of Swanee
  613. Sing Again that Sweet Refrain = Far From the Old Folks at Home, 1894, box 1173
  614. Sing Hallelujah = Will the Congregation Please Stand Up, 1902, box 1173
  615. Sing Me a Song of the South, 1899, box 649
  616. Skeery Coons, 1910, box 1182
  617. Skidmore Fancy Ball
  618. Skidmore Guard, box 1200
  619. Sleepy Little Village Where the Dixie Cotton Grows, 1922, box 1036
  620. Slip Your Glad Rags On and Come With Me, 1910, box 1141
  621. Smiler
  622. Smoky Mokes, 1899, box 549, 1156
  623. Society Nigger, box 1178  (from Is Music a Failure)
  624. Socrates Jackson (the Educated Coon), 1905
  625. Somebody Lied, 1907, box 553, 1920
  626. Somebody’s Done Me Wrong, 1918, box 649
  627. South
  628. South Bound, 1932, box 1003
  629. (Got the) South in My Soul, 1932, box 1003
  630. Spanish Coon, 1904, box 2106
  631. Spread Yo Stuff, 1922, box 649
  632. Stewin’ de Rice, 1918, box 997
  633. Stuttering Coon, 1898, box 2178
  634. Sunny Sambo Plucks His Banjo, 1931, box 561
  635. Sunday on the Swanee, 1933
  636. Swanee Bottom, 1927, box 2178
  637. Swanee Butterfly, 1925, box 561, 1416
  638. Swanee Ripples, 1912, box 19
  639. Swanee River Home, 1931, box 2178
  640. Swanee River Moon, 1921, box 17, 1416
  641. Swanee River Rock, box 1105
  642. Swanee Shore, 1927, box 1416, 2178
  643. Swanee Woman, 1933, box 2178
  644. Swellest Ladies Coon in Town, box 1934
  645. Syncopated Sandy, 1897
  646. Take Me Back to Dear Old Dixie, 1910, box 1278
  647. Take Me to That Swanee Shore, 1912, box 654, 2178
  648. Take Your Clothes and Go, 1897, box 745
  649. Take Your Time, 1907, box 649
  650. That Bandana Band (Way Down in Dixie Land)
  651. That Coontown Quartet, 1912
  652. That Good Old Minstrel Parade
  653. That Irresistible Rag, 1913, box 651
  654. That Kentucky Rag, 1912, box 1939
  655. That’ll Be All Right Baby
  656. That's Where She Sits All Day, 1900, box 529
  657. That’s Why the Darkies Were Born, 1931, box 17
  658. That’s Why They Call Me “Shine”
  659. There’s No Coon That’s One Half So Warm, 1897, box 1948
  660. Thriller, 1914, box 651
  661. Tickled to Death, 1899, box 19, 651
  662. Topsy’s in Town, 1909, box 651
  663. Trans-Mag-Ni-Fi-Can-Bam-Dam-U-Ality = C-A-T Spells Cat, box 1252
  664. Trip to Coontown, 1900, box 2143
  665. Trixy, 1904, box 651
  666. Trouble Never Troubles Dis Coon, box 1954
  667. Turkey in the Straw, 1900, box 626
  668. Uncle Ned, 1848
  669. Uncle Remus (negro characteristic march two step), 1906
  670. Uncle Remus’ two step
  671. Uncle Remus’ Rhapsody, box 1161
  672. Under the Bamboo Tree, 1902, box 626
  673. Virginia Blues, 1922, box 626
  674. Virginia House Warming, 1906, box 651
  675. Virginia Rag, 1909, box 651
  676. Warmin’ Up in Dixie, 1909, box 651
  677. Waiting For the Robert E. Lee, 1912
  678. Warmest Baby in the Bunch, 1897
  679. Watermelon Moon
  680. Watermelon Party 
  681. Watermelon Time
  682. Way Down Yonder in the Cornfield, box 887
  683. Waydown Upon That Swanee River
  684. Weaving Around Rag, 1913, box 651
  685. Wedding of the Chinee and the Coon, 1897, box 4
  686. Wedding of the Possum and the Coon, box 1454
  687. Wee wee Marie (will you do zis for me), 1918, box 4
  688. Weezie: the song of the minstrel man             
  689. What yer Can’t Get Yer Got to do Without, box 3
  690. What You Goin’ to Do When the Rent Comes Round, box 3
  691. What’d yo’ do wid de letter Mr. Johnson, box 3 
  692. When a Coon Sits in the Presidential Chair, 1898, box 624,626
  693. When Aunt Dinah's Daughter Hannah Bangs On That Piano (and Sambo Sings Those Southern Blues), 1918, box 626
  694. When de Moon Comes up Behind de Hill, 1900, box 1964
  695. When I Gets Out in No Man’s Land (I Can’t Be Bothered By No Mule), 1918, box 2016
  696. When It’s Cotton Pickin’ Time in Dixieland, box 1966
  697. When It’s Cotton Time in Dixieland, 1918, box 1966
  698. When It’s Cotton Pickin’ Time in Tennessee, 1918, box 1966
  699. When It's Moonlight on the Swannee Shore, 1920, box 626
  700. When Mammy Puts her Pickaninny boy to bed, box 1427, 1222
  701. When Mammy rocks her little picks to sleep, box 1222
  702. When Mister Shakespeare Comes to Town, 1901, box 525
  703. When Old Bill Bailey Plays the Ukalele, 1915, box 1222
  704. When Sousa Comes to Coon-Town, 1902, box 1455
  705. When the Major Plays Those Miner Melodies, 1916, box 1970
  706. When the Lightnin' Struck the Coon Creek Party Line, box 1455
  707. When the Parson Makes Miss Mandy Johnson Mine, 1898, box 1971
  708. When You Go a Hunting Dusky Maid, 1906, box 2041
  709. When You Sang “Hush-a-Bye Baby” To Me, 1918, box 1975
  710. Whistling Rufus, 1899, box 651,
  711. White Folks Call it Chantecler, But It's Just Plain Chicken to Me, box 1979
  712. White Folks, Every Coon You Meet Don't Look Alike, box 1979
  713. Who dat say chicken in dis crowd, 1898, box 2019, 2055
  714. Who Says a Coon Can't Love, box 1457
  715. Who's Been Playin' Papa 'Round Here While I've Been Gone, 1919, box 626
  716. Who’s Little Babe Is OO, 1899, box 867
  717. Who’s There (Knocking at My Door), 1905, box 867
  718. Whole World Comes From Dixie (When They Play That Dixie Tune), 1916, box 867
  719. Why Don’t You Get a Lady of Your Own, 1898, box 867
  720. Why Don’t You Go, Go Go, box 867
  721. Why He Don’t Eat Lam’ No Mo’, 1902, box 867
  722. Won’t You Kindly Hum Old Home Sweet Home to Me, 1903, box 550
  723. Won’t You Take Me Back to Dixie, 1899, box 1981
  724. Worryin’ Blues, 1924, box 1125
  725. Write and Tell Your Mammy (I’m Coming), box 1125, 1430
  726. Yaller Baby, box 1983
  727. Yellow Dog Rag, 1914, box 1983
  728. You Don’t Stop the World From Going Round, 1899, box 1192
  729. You Got to Play Rag Time, 1899, box 1192
  730. You May Go, But This Will Bring You Back, 1989, box 1192
  731. You Might Be But I Don’t Know, 1906, box 1192
  732. You Must Think I’m Santa Clause, 1903, box 1192
  733. You Said a Plenty, 1900, box 860
  734. (You May Be Fast But) Your Mamma’s Gonna Slow You Down, 1923, box 1126
  735. You’re Gwine to Get Somethin’ What You Don’t Expect, 1910, box 2155
  736. You’se de Sweetest Coons Dat’s Born, 1901, box 1458

 

Asians and Asian Americans

 

Above are sample items in our Sheet Music Collection that focus on the portrayal of Asians throughout American history in song.

Sound Recordings of highlighted titles are available through the UC Santa Barbara Cylinder Archive, the UCLA Naxos Music Library or the Florida Atlantic University Recorded Sound Archives

  • All Aboard for Chinatown, box 867
  • Along the Road to Singapore, 1915, box 860
  • Bamboo lane, 1909, box 1185
  • Beautiful Lady in Red: China Dragon Blues, box 1201
  • Beware of Chu Chin Chow, box 624
  • Bowl of Chop Suey and You-ey, box 212, COVER NO
  • Broadway to Tokio, box 2050
  • Broken Idol, box 2051
  • Buddha, 1920, box 1433
  • Caravan From China Comes, box 1309
  • Carolina Brown from Chinatown
  • Chan: a song of China
  • Chee Wee: a Chinese Novelty Song
  • Chi-nee, box 1095
  • Chin Chin Foxtrot
  • Chin-Chin. Waltz
  • Chin Chin Chinaman, 1917, box 294,
  • Chin Chu Chow (a musical tale of the East), box 269
  • China, box 1309
  • China Baby, box 1309
  • China Boy, box 1088, 1309
  • China Conga
  • China Doll, box 1095  
  • China Doll Parade, box 1088
  • China Dreams, 1917
  • China Girl, box 396,1309
  • China Lady of Mine, box 1309
  • China Lily: Think of Me, box 1309
  • China Moon, box 1309
  • China Nights, box 1309
  • China Rose Bud, box 1309
  • China Toy, box 1309
  • China, We Owe A Lot To You
  • Chinaland, box 1309
  • Chinatown My Chinatown
  • Chinatown Rag
  • Chinese Blues
  • Chinese Honeymoon, 1914, box 1147
  • Chinese Lullaby, 1919, box 655
  • Chinee Soje-Man, 1901, box 2127
  • Chinee wedding bells
  • Chinese Blues, 1915
  • Chinese Firecrackers
  • Chinese Honeymoon, box 1168
  • Chinese Jazz
  • Chinese Lotus, box 1095
  • Chinese Love Song
  • Chinese Lunch Wagon
  • A Chinese maiden
  • Chinese Wedding Bells, box 1143
  • Ching Ching Chan (the San Pan Man)
  • Ching Chong, 1917
  • Ching-a-Ling-a-Loo
  • Ching ching Chinaman
  • Ching a Ling: an African Chinese Oddity
  • Ching a Ling’s Jazz Bazaar, box 854
  • Chinky, Chinee Bogie Man
  • Chinky Chinks (a Chinese interval)
  • Chon Kina
  • Chong (He Come From Hong Kong), 1919, box 854
  • Chop Stick Blues,  (from Ching a Ling) box 269 COVER NO
  • Chop Sticks
  • Chow Mein
  • Chu Chin Chow, box 1168, box, 269  
  • Chu Chu San (a Japanese fox trot)
  • Chung Lo (a Chinese Monkeydoodle)
  • Cing cing, samisen
  • Dance of Sing Ling Foo, box 1200
  • Dear Old Chinatown
  • Deliver Our message to Tokyo, box 1312
  • Down in Chinatown, 1921, box 912
  • Draggin’ the Dragon Drag, box 269  COVER NO
  • Dragon's Eye (a Chinese Waddle), 1916, box 1486
  • East is West, 1919, box 2059
  • Fan-Tan: Chinese March Characteristique
  • Fantana
  • Farewell to Yokohama, box 1312
  • Fast Asleep in Poppyland, 1919, box 1617
  • Flower of Asia (My Oriental Girl)
  • Fly to Tokyo, box 1312
  • Foong Toong Fee (digital library)
  • For ching a Ling and Me, box 260, COVER NO
  • From Shangri La to Tokio, box 1312.
  • Fu (Chinese One Step)
  • Geisha, box 1182
  • Geisha Girl From Old Japan
  • Geisha Girl in Tokio, box 14
  • Geisha Lancers, box 1182
  • A Geisha’s Life, 1913, box 294
  • Happy Jappy Soldier Man, 1906, box 1188,
  • Hong Kong (tv show theme), box 56
  • Hong Kong Blues, box 554, 1215
  • Hong Kong Dream Girl
  • Hop Lee
  • Hot Cha China Joe
  • Hurry Back to My Bamboo Shack
  • I Want to Go to Tokio,, box 1648
  • I Wants a Ping Pong Man
  • In a Chinese Temple Garden
  • In a Japanese Garden, box 1312
  • In an oriental garden, box 1221
  • In Bamboo Land
  • In Blinky Winky Chinky Chinatown
  • In China, box 1309
  • In Japan With Mi-Mo-San            
  • In my riksha of bamboo
  • In Siam, 1914, box 1243
  • In the Heart of a Geisha: Nippo San of Japan
  • In the Heart of Chinatown
  • In Tokio, box1685
  • Japanese Farewell song, box 1312
  • Japanese Lantern dance, box 1501
  • Japanese Love Song, box 528
  • Japanese Lullaby, box 1312
  • Japanese Moon, box 1312
  • Japanese Rhumba, box 1312
  • Japanese Rock and Roll, box 1312
  • Jewel of Asia, 1913, box 2084
  • Kimono, 1922, box 2177
  • Laughing little almond eyes, 1904, box 1195
  • Little China Doll, 1908, box 1720, 2051
  • Little China Girls, 1955, box 903
  • Little Jap
  • Little Japanesee Baby, box 553
  • Little Silver Bells Will Ring Again For China, box 1309
  • Lonesome China Boy, 1934box 893
  • Lonesome Little China Doll, 1924, box 1993
  • Ma Filipino Babe
  • Ma Li Hung Chinese Queen
  • Maid From Tokio, box 528
  • Mamma’s China Twins
  • March of the Siamese,
  • Mayor of Tokio,box 752
  • Me Japanese Boy, I Love You, 1970, box 406
  • Me No Sabbee (an Army episode in China), box 1202
  • Modern Japanee (From: Old Town), box 860
  • Moon of Japan, box 1312
  • My Almond Eyed Boy
  • My Chinese Butterfly
  • My Chinese Cherry Blossom, 1921
  • My Dreamy China Lady, box 1228
  • My Geisha of Tokyo, box 1232
  • My Jap From Tokyo, box 1224
  • My Japanee, 1908, 
  • My Little China Doll, 1904, box 269, 1223
  • My little Hong Kong baby (from A Chinese Honeymoon), 1902,  box 269
  • My Little Japaneesee, box 1223
  • My Little Japanese Rose
  • My Nagasaki Girl, box 1225
  • My Oriental Girl: My Lilly Chee, box 1225
  • My Oriental Rose Bud
  • My Sing Song Girl, 1919, box 299, 2073
  • My Tokio Love Girl, box 1312
  • My Yokohama Girl, 1917, box 2116
  • Oh Sing a Loo (whad'ya do with your que?), 1922, box  357, 431, 1401
  • Oh You Little China Doll, box 1211
  • On a Slow Boat to China
  • Oolong Li, box 1147, 1243
  • Oriental Echos
  • Oriental Maidens
  • Pearl of Pekin, 1889, box 2116
  • Pipe Dream Blues, 1918, box 1774
  • Poppies (A Japanese Serenade)
  • Poppy Time in Old Japan
  • Pretty Little China Maid
  • Princess of the Willow Tree, 1920, box 361, 1753
  • Ragtime Temple Bells
  • A Ready Steady Beau Like You
  • Rhoda and Her Pagoda
  • Rickety Rickshaw Man
  • Rose of China
  • Rose of Japan
  • Rose of Tokio
  • Santu, box 1023
  • Sayonara (a Japanese Farewell), 1923, box 991
  • Shovin' Off for Tokio, box 1312
  • Siam, 1915, box 1914
  • Siamese Wedding March  box 1243
  • Since Ma is Playing Mah Jong
  • Sing Song Girl, 1930, box 30
  • So Does Your Old Mandarin, 1926, box 990
  • So Long Oolong, 1920, box 221
  • Suki San (Where the Cherry Blossoms Fall), 1917, box 567
  • Susie Oo, 1904, box SPL BOX 53 
  • Sweet Siamese, 1919, box 1932
  • Tatu (a Japanese Boy), 1930, box 795
  • Tea Leaves, 1921, box 567
  • Tell Them All in Tokio We’re Coming
  • That Chinatown Rag
  • That Chop-stick Rag
  • That Filipino Vamp
  • Toki-Ama, 1921, box 1037
  • Tokio Blues, box 334
  • Thru a Window in Japan, box 1312
  • Trip to Chinatown
  • Under the China Moon
  • Under the Golden China Moon
  • Underneath a Chinese Moon, box 269
  • Underneath the Japanese Moon, box 1
  • You’re a Sap Mister Jap
  • Wedding of the Chinee and the Coon, 1897, box 4
  • When Buddah Smiles
  • When I am in Siam, 1919, box 1964
  • When Jap Rose Takes Her Sunday Morning Bath
  • When It’s Moonlight in Tokio, box 1966
  • Who’s Gonna Wash Your Laundry? (When your Chinaman Goes to War)
  • Wing Lee’s rag-time clock, box 
  • Yock-a-Hilo Town, 1917, box 567

 

 

French

  • Wee Wee Marie (will you do zis for me), 1918, box 4

Germans

Content coming soon!

Indians

Irish

  • Are You the O'Reilly, 1915, box 1251
  • Down Went McGinty, 1880, box 1353
  • Hooligans are Hooli Hooli Mad, 1917, box 1637
  • O'Brien is Tryin' to Learn to Talk Hawaiian, 1916, box 1759
  • I Owe $10 to O'Grady, 1887, box, 1646
  • It Takes the Irish to Beat the Dutch, 1903, box 1691
  • Santiago Flynn, 1908, box 1908
  • Since Maggie Doooley Learned the Hooley Hooley, 1916, box 1173
  • That's How You Can Tell They're Irish, 1920, box 1452
  • Who Threw the Overalls in Mistress Murphy's Chowder, 1940, box 68
  • Who Who Who Who Hula Hoolihan, 1903, box 1173

Italians

  • Rosita, 1905, box 2059

Jews

The Dish Washer, 1934 Little Sharon Goldfarb.... 1973 Like the Moon Above You, 1938

Above are sample items in our Sheet Music Collection that focus on the portrayal of Jews throughout American history in song.

This display of covers will rotate periodically. We take requests!!!

Sound Recordings of highlighted titles are available through the UC Santa Barbara Cylinder Archive, the UCLA Naxos Music Library or the Florida Atlantic University Recorded Sound Archives

  • Abie, Take an Example From Your Fader, 1909 in Sheet Music Collection Box 15
  • Abie's Got a Irish Molly O, 1911 in Sheet Music Collection Box 15
  • At That Yiddish Society Ball, box 1249
  • At the Yiddish Cabaret, in Sheet Music Collection Box 4446
  • Becky From Babylon, 1920, box 436
  • Becky's Got a Job in a Musical Show in SCB Berlin-L Box 1
  • Belle of Avenoo A, box 2046 
  • Cohen Owes Me Ninety Seven Dollars, 1915 in Sheet Music Collection Box 1150, 2181
  • Cohen Owes Me Ninety Seven Dollars, 1915
  • Cohen's Yiddasha Band, box 2115  
  • Die Greene Kosine, Box 604
  • The Dish Washer, 1934, Box 604
  • Happy Mose, Box 1495
  • If I Knock the "L" out of Kelly, 1916, box 1656, 1439, 2134
  • In a Little Jewish Town in A & M Records Collection of Business Papers, Sound Recordings, Music Manuscripts and memorabilia, 1969-1992
  • In That Little Irish Home Sweet Home, 1921, Box 386
  • Jerusalem Rag, 1912, box 1442
  • Jewish Dance Folio no. 5  Box 603
  • Jewish Selection no. 2  Box 603
  • Liebes Schmertzen = Love's Sorrow, Box 604
  • Little Sharon Goldfarb, 1973, Box 1077
  • Love Me to a Yiddisha Melody, box 1725
  • Mein Yiddishe Meidele, 1948, Box 604
  • Melancholy Mose, Box 159
  • Missus Mose Has a Million Beaus (Since Old Man Mose is Dead) in Sheet Music Collection Box NSPC Box 54
  • Moses Levi Cohn, 1894, box 1167
  • Moysha Machree: They're Proud of Their Irisher Yiddisher Boy,  in Sheet Music Collection Box SPL Box 91
  • My Yiddisha Butterfly ,box 2130
  • My Yiddisha Mammy, 1922,  Box 321
  • My Yiddisher Bloonde in Sheet Music Collection Box NSPCO Box 20
  • My Yiddishe Momme, 1925 in Sheet Music Collection Box 1122
  • Mysterious Mose in Sheet Music Collection Box NS Box 188
  • Oy, S'is Gut in Sheet Music Collection Box 604
  • Potpourri (Jewish Folk Songs), 1929 in Sheet Music Collection Box 407
  • Rambling Mose in Sheet Music Collection Box PSLR Box 4
  • Sadie Salome, 1909, box 1157
  • Since Yussel Learned to Yodel He's a Yiddishe Mountaineer in Sheet Music Collection Box 1028
  • Sug Es Mir Noch a Mul in Sheet Music Collection Box 604
  • That's Yiddisha Love,  1910, box 1944
  • Vu Nemt Men Parnuse in Sheet Music Collection Box 604
  • When Mose With His Nose Leads the Band in Sheet Music Collection Box NSL Box 284
  • Wus Geve is Geven = Memories of Days Gone By in Sheet Music Collection Box 604
  • Yiddle On Your Fiddle, Play Some Ragtime in Sheet Music Collection Box NSO Box 41
  • Yiddisha Army Blues, box 1983
  • Yiddisha Eyes, 1910, Berlin box 11
  • Yiddisha Charleston box 2022
  • Yiddisha Nightingale, Berlin Box 11
  • Yiddisha Rag,  box 1983
  • Yonkle the Cow Boy Jew, 1907,  box 1983
  • You Might Be But I Don't Know in Sheet Music Collection Box 1192

Native Americans

Sound Recordings of highlighted titles are available through the UC Santa Barbara Cylinder Archive

  1. Along the Navajo Trail, 1945, box 180, 795
  2. Anona, 1903, box 1247
  3. Apache, box 1473
  4. Apache, box 1367
  5. Apache Dance, 1936, box 795
  6. Apache Love: My Little Fifi, box 1435
  7. Apache Woman, 1955, box 179
  8. Apache Rag, box 2028
  9. Apache Sun Dance, box 1473
  10. Arizona Mona: Indian Love Song, box 1218
  11. Arrah Wanna (an Irish Indian Intermezzo), 1906, box 548,1251
  12. Asia (Aisha) (Indian Intermezzo), 1913, box 2040
  13. At the Indian Cabaret, 1922, box 1142
  14. Be the Sunlight of My Heart (Indian Love Song), 1903, box 1584
  15. Bye the Waters of the Minnetonka (an Indian Love Song), 1914, box 549,551
  16. Big Chief De Sota, box 1411
  17. Big Chief Dynamite, box 1587
  18. Big Chief Penobscot, box 1587
  19. Big Chief Sittin’ Pretty, box 761
  20. Big Chief Smoke (Uoof, uoof, uoof), 1907, box 1179 in Lonesome town folder.
  21. Big Chief Swing It, 1937, box 60
  22. Big Indian Chief, 1904, box 1411,2100
  23. Big Indian Chief Two Step (Native American), box 2060
  24. Big Pow Wow (Native American), 1911, box 1446
  25. Big Red Man (Native American), box 1476
  26. Big Wig in the Wigwam (Native American), box 761,1411
  27. Blue Feather, 1909, box 1175
  28. Blue Indian, 1925, box 1300
  29. Burning of the Iroquois, box 1591
  30. Cherokee, 1938, box 24
  31. Cherokee Boogie (Native American), 1951, box 402
  32. Cherokee Canyon (Native American)
  33. Cherokee Charlie (Native American)
  34. Cheyenne, 1956, box 58
  35. Cheyenne, 1905, box 553
  36. Cheyenne (Shy Ann)
  37. Chief Hokum, box 1459
  38. Cloud Chief (two step intermezzo)
  39. Dancing Sunshine, 1909, box 1174
  40. Dance Apache, box 1089
  41. Danse des Apaches, La, box 1182
  42. Feather Queen, 1905, box 5
  43. Flying Arrow (intermezzo Indienne), box 1490
  44. Geronimo (two step)
  45. Golden Arrow, 1909, box 1626
  46. Golden Deer, 1911, box 1626
  47. Handsome Joe (From the Land of the Navajo)
  48. Heap Big Injun, box 1496
  49. Heap Love: My Copper Colored Squaw, 1905, box 2081
  50. Hiawatha, 1901, box 550
  51. Hiawatha, 1902, box 588
  52. Hiawatha’s Lullaby, 1933, box 567
  53. Hiawatha’s Melody of Love, 1920, box 821
  54. Hiawatha’s Mittens
  55. Hotfoot (characteristic Indian intermezzo)
  56. Hula Dove (My Pretty Little Indian Maid), box 1638
  57. I’m an Indian, 1923, box 118
  58. I’m and Indian Too, 1946, box 179
  59. In Monkey Land
  60. In Tepee Land, 1911, box 1679
  61. Indian Answer
  62. Indian Cradle Song, box 1379
  63. Indian Girl Patrol
  64. Indian Love Call, 1924, box 23,192,551,563,854
  65. Indian Love Call, box 1466
  66. Indian Love Call, box 1466
  67. Indian Love Song, 1909, box 2070
  68. Indian Love Song, box 1688
  69. Indian Lullaby, box 1014
  70. Indian Moon, box 1379
  71. Indian National Guard, box 1014
  72. Indian Reservation (the Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian), 1967, box 406
  73. Indian Sagwa
  74. Indian Soldier’s Request, 1903, box 1688
  75. Indian Summer, 1939, box 2
  76. Indian Tango, box 1688
  77. Indian War Cry, box 1379
  78. An Indian War Scout, 1945, box 390
  79. Indian’s Prayer, 1846, box 538
  80. Indians Along Broadway, 1905, box 2125
  81. Indians and Trees, 1933, box 1605
  82. Indianola
  83. Injun Gal Heap Hep, 1944, box 185
  84. Injun Joe, box 1440
  85. Injun Love, , 1911, box 2114
  86. Iola
  87. Iowa Indian Song (I-O-Wuh), box 1074
  88. Kiowana, 1928, box 2177
  89. Ki-yo: Indian Love Song, 1903, box 1712
  90. Laughing Water, 1903, box 1504
  91. Lawana, 1911, box 1505
  92. Little Min-nee-ha! Ha! (Be My Little Injun Squaw), 1921, box 2175
  93. Little Mohee, 1933, box 2175
  94. Little Red Papoose (an Indian Elopement), 1905, box 2066
  95. Little Wigwam For Two, 1920, box 584
  96. Lo-Nah, 1926, box 1443
  97. Lost Arrow: an Indian romance, box 1506, 1519
  98. Maid of the Midnight Moon: novelty indian song, 1912, box 1729
  99. March of the Red Man
  100. Minnie Ha Ha Donohue, 1908, box 1739
  101. Minnehaha’s Love, box 1141
  102. Moon Bird (Indian Intermezzo two step), 1909, box 1742
  103. Moon Deer: Indian Love Song,1925, box 991
  104. Mozette (Indian Maiden)
  105. Multnomah: an Oregon Indian Tale
  106. My Canoe (Indian Song), 1935, box 654
  107. My Cherokee
  108. My Forest Flower, My Red Skin Rose, 1909, box 1748
  109. My Indian Maiden, 1904, box 2145
  110. My Indian Queen (Sacajawea), 1904, box 2093
  111. My Irish Indian, 1904, box 1224
  112. My Little Papoose, 1907, box 2072
  113. My Lolo Maid (Indian song), 1907, box 2062
  114. My Ramapoo, 1910, box 1754
  115. My Sweet Apache, 1936, box 291
  116. My Tom Tom Man, 1915, box 1756
  117. Nakomis (Indian Two Step)
  118. Napanee (My Pretty Little Indian Napanee), 1906, box 1518
  119. Navaho
  120. Navaho’s Lament
  121. Navajo Nocturne, box 1519
  122. Ogalalla, 1909, box 1761
  123. Oh! That Navajo Rag, 1911, box 625
  124. Oklahoma Indian Jazz, 1923, box 1238
  125. On the Painted Desert (an Indian Legend), box 664
  126. Os-Ka-Loo-Sa-Loo (Characteristic Indian March)
  127. Owatonna (Indian Song), 1906, box 1771
  128. Pale Moon (an Indian Love Song(, 1920, box 5,8,551
  129. Princess Pocahontas (march and two step)
  130. Pretty Little Maid of Cherokee
  131. Pretty Little Rainbow, 1919, box 1405
  132. Pretty Little Squaw from Utah, 1904, 1449
  133. Pride of the Sioux
  134. Ragging the Apache
  135. Rain in the Face, 1907, box 1777
  136. Rainbow, 1908, box 1011
  137. Red Man
  138. Red Man Blues (The Injun)
  139. Red Wing (an Indian Fable), 1939, box 1010
  140. Red Wing (an Indian Intermezzo), 1907, box 1530
  141. Redskin, 1929, box 649
  142. Semcoe (Song of an Indian Maid), 1909, box 1167
  143. Seminola (An Indian Love Song), 1925, box 561,985 
  144. She's the Big Chief's Only Daughter, 1908, box 1196
  145. Shy Ann from Cheyenne
  146. Shy Guy From Cheyenne
  147. Singing Bird (Indian Intermezzo), 1909, box 1917
  148. Sioux
  149. Sioux City Sue, 1945, box 12,795,1033
  150. Sister of Sioux City Sue
  151. Sleepy Dark Night, 1933, box 1036
  152. Sparkling Eyes, 1911, box 1543
  153. Squaw Man (Indian intermezzo), box 1543,1925
  154. Strongheart: Indian song, box 2115
  155. Sun Bird (An Indian Intermezzo), 1908, box 1929
  156. Sweet Little Cherokee, box 1416
  157. Swing Little Indians, Swing, 1939, box 119
  158. Tammany, a Pale Face Pow Wow, 1905, box 745
  159. That Indian Rag: the tom-tom song, 1910, box 651,1939
  160. That Kickapoo Indian Man, 1904, box 1939
  161. Tiger Man: Song of the Apache, box 1420
  162. Tippercanoe (a comic Indian song), 1904, box 529
  163. Totem Pole, 1907, box 1167
  164. Totem-tom-tom, 1924, box 192
  165. Toualouwa (hopi Indian dance)
  166. Um Gum Choo Gum Means I Love You in Indian
  167. Wa-Ne-Ta (My Own), 1920, box 31
  168. Wahoo (Indian Dance)
  169. Wana, 1921, box 349
  170. War Dance for Wooden Indians, box 1161
  171. What Made the Red Man Red
  172. Whistling Squaw, box 1559
  173. Who’s Gonna Keep Your Wigwam Warm, 1939, box 105
  174. Wigwam Rag, box 2105
  175. Wigwam Song (wug wug), box 1430
  176. You’re an Indian, 1907, box 1232

 

Swedes

  • Ay Vant to Go Back to Sveden, 1904, box 2063

Middle East

  • Abdul Abulbul Amir, 1928, box 1345
  • Abou Ben Boogie (the Shiek Boogie Woogie), 1944, box 214
  • Afghanistan, 1920, box 1308
  • Ali Baba, 1953, box 131
  • Bo La Bo, 1919, box 32, 379
  • Egyptian Ella, 1931, box 1310

Gypsies

  • Gypsy Love, 1908, box 290