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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

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

  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  550, 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. Best I Get is Much Obliged to You, 1907, box 1746
  55. Bill Bailey Won’t You Please Come Home, 1902, box 556,1446
  56. Black Berryin' To-Day, box 1
  57. Black Crook, 1866, box 2048
  58. Blooming Lize, 1902, box 2054
  59. Brother Control Yo’ Self, 1935, box 1143
  60. Brother Low Down, 1921
  61. Brown Skin Who’re You For,  1915, box 1591
  62. Brush By Nigger, Brush By, 1897, box 1591
  63. Bugaboo Man, 1900, box 1591
  64. Bull Frog and the Coon, 1906, box 1591
  65. Bully Song, 1896, box 2150
  66. By the Light of the Jungle Moon, box 1433, 1456,1592, 
  67. By the Watermelon Vine, Lindy Lou, 1904, box 1433, 1478, 1592
  68. Cabin in the Cotton, 1932, box 1433
  69. Callers: Who’s Dat Knockin at de do’?, box 1433
  70. Camp Meetin’ Time, 1906, box 553,1183
  71. Camptown Races, 1850, box 1088
  72. Can You Blame Me for Lovin’ Dat Man, 1901, box 1183
  73. Can’t Yo Heah Me Callin Caroline, 1915, box 655
  74. Carry Me Back to Old Virginny, 1906, box 545
  75. Chicago (I’m Going Right Back to Chicago), box 1595
  76. Chicken Dinnah, 1944, box 655
  77. Chocolate Drops, 1902, box 586, 1562
  78. Cindy I Dreams about You, 1900, box 2078
  79. Cleanin’ Silber in de kitchen, 1895, box 15
  80. Climb De Golden Fence (Oh My! Wicked Piccaninny), 1895, box 2144
  81. Climbing up de golden stairs, 1894, box 15, 1596
  82. Close Dat eye, 1901, box 15
  83. Close Your Goo Goo Eyes For Mammy Lou, 1900, box 15
  84. Closer to Heben, 1928, box 1095
  85. Coal Black Mammy, 1921, box 15
  86. Colored Aristocracy, 1899, box 1482
  87. Colored Bride and Groom, 1900, box 15
  88. Colored Major, 1900,  box 1482
  89. Colored Ragamuffins, box 1482
  90. Colored Romeo, 1910, box 2181
  91. Come Along, Ma Honey, 1917, box 15
  92. Come Out, Dinah, On the Green (Darkey Serenade), 1901, box 1200
  93. Coon Band Contest, 1899, box 1598
  94. Coon Banshee, 1904, box 2083
  95. Coon! Coon! Coon!, 1900, box 617
  96. Coon Dance,  box 1482
  97. Coon Hollow Capers, box 1482
  98. Coon in the Moon, box 1482
  99. Coon Town Jubilee, box 1566
  100. Coon’s Breach of Promise, 1898, box 552
  101. Coon’s Paradise, box 1459
  102. Coontown Cake Walk, 1900, box 1598
  103. Coontown Patrol, box 1482
  104. Coontown Review,  box 1482
  105. Coonville Barbeque,  box 1482
  106. Cotton, 1939, box 273
  107. Cotton Babe, 1909, box 578
  108. Cotton Hollow Harmony, box 1598
  109. Cotton Pickers, 1899, box 578
  110. Cotton Picker's Jamboree, box 1349
  111. Cotton Pickin’ Time in Alabam, box 578
  112. Cotton Pickin’ Time in Dixie Land (buy a bale), box 578
  113. Cotton Time, 1910, box 578
  114. Crappy Dan: de spo’tin’ man, box 1599
  115. Croonin’ Neath the Cotton-Pickin’ Moon, 1921, box 1143
  116. Cunnin' Carolina Coon, 1901, box 1600
  117. Cupid Might Have Been a Little Coon, 1902, box 1195, 
  118. Daisy Dixey’s Dan, box 1601
  119. Dallas Blues, 1918, box 1174
  120. Dan Dan Danuel, 1904,box 1174
  121. Dancing Down in Dixie Land, box 1174
  122. Dancing ‘Neath the Dixie Moon, 1918, box 1174
  123. Dark Town Excitement, box 1485
  124. Darkey Cavaliers, 1895, box 1174
  125. Darkey Moon, 1910, box 1174
  126. Darkey Tickle, 1919, box 1485
  127. Darkie’s Dream, 1890, box 1485
  128. Darkie’s Drill, 1902, box 1485
  129. Darkies Have Music in Their Souls, 1936, box 374
  130. Darkies’ Masquerade, 1899, box 525
  131. Darkies’ Rag Time Ball, 1912, box 1174
  132. Darkies’ Serenade, 1915, box 1174
  133. Darkies’ Spring Song, 1901, box 578
  134. Darkies Wedding, 1901, box 1174
  135. Darkies’ Wedding Barn Dance, 1901, box 1174
  136. Darktown Barbecue: Darktown Was Out at Dat Barbecue, 1904, box 1174
  137. Darktown Belles, box 1485
  138. Darktown Colored Band, 1896, box 1174
  139. Darktown is out to-night, 1899, box 1174
  140. Darktown Poker Club, 1914, box 1174
  141. Darktown Strutters’ Ball,1917, box 556,603,1174
  142. Dar’ll be a Nigger Missin’, box 1460
  143. Dar’s a Rooster Roostin’ on de roost, box 1174
  144. Dar's No Gal Like My Gal (Coon Song and Chorus), 1898, box 617
  145. Dar’s Rag Time in the moon, box 1174
  146. Darling Nellie Gray, 1907, box 655
  147. Dat Cake Was Just Baked For Me, 1898, box 1174
  148. Dat Coon, He Don’t Love Me, 1899, box 1174
  149. Dat Danube Kiss, box 1460
  150. Dat Lovin’ Rag, 1906, box 1174
  151. Dat Lovin’ Touch, 1911, box 1174
  152. Dat New Bully, 1896, box 1174
  153. Dat Ole Debbil Consequence, box 48
  154. Dat Possum Rag, 1910, box 2085
  155. Dat’s de way to spell ‘chicken’, 1902, box 1174
  156. Dat’s Ma Honey Sho’s Yo’ Born, 1912, box 1174
  157. Dat’s Me, 1896, box 1460
  158. Dat’s Music to Me: (the Sound of a Chicken Frying in a Pan) 1907, box 1174
  159. Dat’s My Gal, box 1150
  160. De Coontown Cake Walk, box 752
  161. De Darkey Cavaliers, 1895, box 1174
  162. De Gals Am A’Gwine to Know, 1895, box 752
  163. De Lincoln Guards Parade, 1896, box 752
  164. De New Bully, 1896, box 2150
  165. De Old Time Darkey, 1885, box 680
  166. De pullman porters ball (digital library)
  167. Dere’s Only One Moon in De Sky, box 1603
  168. Der’ll be wahm coons a prancin’ (digital library)
  169. Dis Coon Has Got de Blues, 1897, box 1389
  170. Dixie Rube, box 1089
  171. Doan Ye Cry, Ma Honey, 1899, box 605,745
  172. Dog Walk (Down Where the Niggers Walk the Dog), 1916, box 745
  173. Don’t Be What You Ain’t, 1905, box 2107
  174. Don’t Forget You’re Talking to a Lady, 1902, box 553
  175. Don’t You Dare to Start Nothing With Me, 1893, box 1607
  176. Down Among de Sugar Cane, 1908, box 1608
  177. Down Around the River (at the Dixie Jubilee), 1919, box 1703
  178. Down at Mammy Jinny’s, 1910, box 2139
  179. Down in Alabam, 1936,box 1217
  180. Down in Pickaninny Town, box 1353
  181. Down t' Uncle Bill's , 1934, box 1215
  182. Down Where the Cotton Blossoms Grow, 1901, box 1611
  183. Down Where the Swanee River Flows, 1916, box 1611
  184. Down Where the Tennessee Flows, 1913, box 1081
  185. Down Where the Watermelon Grows, 1909,box 1611
  186. Dusky Dudes, 1899, box 1487
  187. Dusky Maiden, 1903, box 1487
  188. Dusky Salome, 1908, box 2106
  189. Dusky Soliloquies, 1900, box 578
  190. Dusky Stevedore, 1928, box 1354
  191. Dust Off de Road foh Me, 1935, box 1354
  192. Dusty Rag, 1908, box 1613
  193. Educated Coon is Best of All, 1901, box 1614
  194. Eeny, Meeny, Miny Mo: as played by two dark folks, box 1614
  195. Eli Green’s Cake Walk
  196. Emblem of an Independent Coon, 1900, box 1614
  197. Evah dahkey is a king, 1902, box 2080
  198. Ev’ry Darkey Had a Raglan On, 1901, box 2080
  199. Ev’ry Little Bit Helps, 1904, box 2080
  200. Every Nigger Had a Lady But Me, 1897, box 2080
  201. Every Race Has a Flag But the Coon, 1900, box 1615
  202. Explanation, An, 1914, box 655
  203. Floatin’ Down the River (cause it’s moonlight now in Dixieland), 1913, box 2103
  204. Floatin’ Down to Cotton Town, 1919, box 1358
  205. Full Moon Union, 1880, box 2108
  206. Georgia Land, 1912,  box 622
  207. Gimmie Ma Money, 1898, box 1623
  208. Go Way Back and Sit Down, 1901, box 549
  209. Good Bye Boys,1913, box 665
  210. Good Bye Eliza Jane, 1903, box 665
  211. Granny (You’re My Mammy’s Mammy), box 1464
  212. Had Enough of Bluffin’ Go ‘Way Man, 1898, box 1188
  213. Hannah, 1904, box 1188
  214. Hannah Boil Dat Cabbage Down, 1878, box 771
  215. Hannah Won’t You Open the Door, 1904, box 1188
  216. Hannibal Hope, 1908, box 1188
  217. Happy Coon, box 1495
  218. Happy Coon From Dixie, 1901, box 1495
  219. Happy Days in Dixie, 1896, 
  220. Happy Hottentot, 1920, box 1081
  221. Happy Hours in Coontown, 1899, 
  222. Happy Little Coons, 1896, box 1188
  223. He Said He Was A Friend of Mine, 1906, box 550
  224. He's a Porter on the Empire State,1898,  box 528
  225. He’s My Military Man, 1908, box 587
  226. Hear the Pickaninny Band, 1911, box 1631
  227. Heaven is Like Dixie After All, 1921, box 1081
  228. Hello Ma Baby, 1899, box 1176
  229. Hello Ma Ragtime Gal, 1899, box 1176
  230. Hello Swanee Hello, 1926, 
  231. Hen Roost Inspector, 1899, box 1176
  232. Hey Mister Cotton Picker, box 1364
  233. Hide Yer Pretty Face Behind Yer Fan, 1896, box 587
  234. High Tone Mama of Mine, box 821
  235. Home Ain’t Nothing Like This, 1902
  236. Homesick Coon, 1923, box 1081
  237. Honey Dat I Love So Well, 1898, box 1635
  238. Honey Does You Love Yer Man, 1895, 
  239. Honey, I's Sighing For You, box 1635
  240. Honey, You’se Ma Lady Love, 1897, box 1365
  241. Honey You’se the Warmest Gal in Town, 1897
  242. Hot Hot Hottentot, box 824
  243. Hot Tamale Man, 1909, box 1,637
  244. Hottentot, box 824
  245. Hottentot Potentate, 1935, box 253
  246. How I Lubs Dat Gal ob Mine, 1899, box 1637
  247. How I’d Like to Find Dat Man,1896, box 1637
  248. Hush My Little Coon, 1896, box 1638
  249. Hush My Mouth (If I Ain’t Goin’ South)
  250. Hypnotized Coon, 1897, box 1638
  251. Hypnotizing Lize, 1901, box 1638
  252. I Ain’t ‘Bliged to Stan’No Nigger Foolin’, 1897, box 1639
  253. I Ain’t Gwine ter work no mo (digital library), 1900
  254. I Ain’t Seen No Messenger Boy, 1899, box 1639
  255. I Can't Give Up MY Rough and Rowdish Ways, 1896, box 1640
  256. I Cern’nly is de Biggest Fool Nig in Dis town, 1900, box 1437
  257. I Certainly Was Going Some, 1913, box 1
  258. I Come From Sunny Dixie, 1903, box 553
  259. I Dassn’t Do It Honey, 1896, box 1190
  260. I Don't Care if I Never Wake Up, 1899, box 1190
  261. I Don’t Care if yo’ Nebber Comes Back, 1897, box 1190
  262. I Don’t Know How to Tell Yer How I Lubs Her, 1898, box 1190
  263. I Don’t Know Where I’m Goin’ But I’m On My Way, 1905, box 1190
  264. I Don’t Like No Cheap Man, 1897, box 1190
  265. I Don’t See No Streets Named After You, 1901, box 1190
  266. I Don’t Understand Rag Time, box 1437
  267. I Don’t Want No Imitation Man, 1907, box 1190
  268. I Don’t Want to be a Sailor, 1905, box 2085
  269. I Go To See De Minstrel Show, 1907, box 1641
  270. I Got a Misery, 1929, box 904
  271. I Guess Dat’s Poor, box 1499
  272. I Guess I'll Have to Telegraph My Baby, 1934, box 1605
  273. I Guess That Will Hold You For a While (a Darkey Warning), 1897, box 1641
  274. I Guess You’de Better Hush! Hush! Hush! (darkey slumber song), 1901, box 600, 1437
  275. I Idolize My Sue, 1899, box 1180
  276. I Like a Little Jazz in My Auld Lang Syne, 1919, box 1180
  277. I Live as High as Any Other Coon, 1899, box 1180
  278. I Long to Hear the Darkies Sing, 1905, box 1180
  279. I Love Her, She Loves Me, 1922, box 321
  280. I Love Ma Babe, 1900, box 1642
  281. I Need Dem Wages Bad, 1898, box 1645
  282. I Never Liked a Nigger With a Beard, 1901, box 1437
  283. I Miss You Lize (a coon love song), 1899, box 1645
  284. I Thought My Troubles Were Over ( But They’d Scarce Begun), 1906
  285. I Want a Coon to Match My Own Complexion, 1898, box 1438,1647
  286. I Want Dem Presents Back, 1896, box 1647
  287. I Want My Mammy, 1921, box 1438
  288. I Want to Be in Dixie, 1912, box 1648
  289. I Want to Go Back to the Land of Cotton, 1908, box 1648
  290. I Wonder Where My Easy Rider’s Gone, 1913, box 1438
  291. I Wonder Who it Was Invented Work: coon song, 1903, box 1438
  292. I Won’t Play Second Fiddle to no Yaller gal, 1899, box 1651
  293. I’d Leave Ma Happy Home For You, 1899, box 1,652
  294. I’d Like to Correspond With You, 1909
  295. I’d Like to Have a Photograph of You, 1902
  296. I’d Like to Hear That Song Again, 1899, box 1/652
  297. I’d Love to Fall Asleep and Wake Up in My Mammy’s Arms, 1920, box 551
  298. I’ll Take a Kitchen Mechanic For Mine (digital library), 1902, box 2080
  299. I’m a Jonah man, 1903, box 553
  300. I’m Awfully Strong For You, 1908, box 1171
  301. I’m Happy When the Band Plays Dixie, 1907, box 1668
  302. I’m Just Barely Living, Dat’s All, 1903, box 1668
  303. I’m Smiling at De Moon Dat Smiles at You, 1908, box 2109
  304. I’m the Warmest Member in the Land, 1896, box 665
  305. I’s Gwine Back to Dixie, 1874Kinky Kids Parade
  306. I’se a Happy, Laughin’ Darkey, box 1689
  307. I’se a High Toned Colored Man, box 1689
  308. I’se a Picking My Company Now, 1899
  309. I’se a Thinkin’ Lize of You, 1904, box 1689
  310. I’se dar swellest coon at Coney Isle, box 1441
  311. I’se Got a Razor for the Coon That Throwed Me Down, box 1689
  312. I'se Got Company and You Can't Come In, 1902, box 1172
  313. I'se Got No Use Fir Show Folks, box 1689
  314. I’se Gwine to Alabama, box 1689
  315. I’se Got No Use Fir Show Folks, box 1689
  316. I'se Her Black and Tan Adonis, box 1689
  317. I’se Sorry Dat I Left Ma Happy Home, 1900, box 1689
  318. I’se Your Nigger If You Wants Me Liza Jane, 1896, box 1689
  319. I’ve Been Hoodoo’d, 1894, box 1694
  320. I’ve Got a Feelin’ For You = Way Down in My Heart, 1904, box 553
  321. I've Got a White Man Working For Me, 1900, box 1694
  322. I’ve Got Chicken on the Brain, 1899, box 1172
  323. I’ve Got Company and You Can’t Come In, 1902, box 1172
  324. I’ve Got Enough Don’t Want No More, box 1172
  325. I’ve Got Him Dead, 1898, box 1172
  326. I’ve Got Money Locked Up in a Vault, box 1172
  327. I’ve Got the Dough Dough, box 1172
  328. I've Got the Nicest Little Home in Dixie, 1917, box 567
  329. I’ve Got to Dance Till the Band Gits Through, 1906, box 549, 1172
  330. I’ve Got to Get Some Money, 1903, box 1172
  331. I’ve Got to Go Now, Cause I Think It’s Goin to Rain, 1903, box 1172
  332. I’ve Got Something I’ve Been Savin’ For You, box 1172
  333. I’ve Got Troubles of My Own (digital library), 1900
  334. If Anybody Wants to Meet a Jonah, Shake Hands With Me, 1906, box 1627
  335. If Every Star Was a Little Pcikaninny, 1912, box 1654
  336. If I Was What I Ain’t Instead of What I Is, 1922, box 1118
  337. If I’se you’ lady, box 1657Lady Africa
  338. If The Man in the Moon Were a Coon, 1906, box 1189
  339. If Time Was Money, I’d Be a Millionaire, 1902, box 1657
  340. In Dat Cabin ‘mid de sugar cane, box 1672
  341. In Gayest Darktown
  342. In My Little Hottentot Hut For Two, 1909, box 2080
  343. In Sunny Africa, 1902
  344. It Takes a long tall brown-skin gal (to make a preacher lay his Bible down), 1917, box 1691
  345. It’s Allus de Same in Dixie, 1904
  346. It’s Got to Be a Minstrel Show To-Night, 1902, box 406
  347. It’s Honey All de Time, 1896
  348. It’s Nobody’s Business But My Own, 1919
  349. Jack O’Lantern Man, 1901, box 1,197
  350. Jasper Jenkins (De Cake Walk Coon), 1898, box 617
  351. Jed’ Keep on a-Blowin Your Bubbles, 1918
  352. Jemima (a Sneezing Coon Song), 1909, box 1197
  353. Jes’ Cause de Moon Was Shinin’ (digital library), 1902
  354. Jes’ Cause I lub yo’ honey (digital library), 1900
  355. Jes’ Listen Ma Chillun to Me, box 1197
  356. Jigadeer Johnson, 1918
  357. Jim Along Josey Roarer, 1840
  358. Johnson Wins the Cake, 1897
  359. Jubilo, 1933, box 561, 1077
  360. Jungle Moon, 1909, box 528
  361. Just Because I’m From Missouri, 1903
  362. Keep a Steppin’ to de music ob de Band, 1899, box 1186
  363. Kinky Kids Parade, 1925
  364. Kiss You’re Liza on De Ruby lips, 1895
  365. Kiss Your Lub Good Night, 1903, box 553
  366. Ku Klux Steppin’ Blues, 1923, box 2177
  367. Lady Africa, 1897
  368. Land of Lullaby (Go to Sleep My Pickaninny Babe)
  369. Laughing Song, 1895
  370. Lay Low Lizzie, 1922, box 2177
  371. L A Z Y Spells Lazy, 1906
  372. Lazy Bill, 1907, box 1715
  373. Lazy Pickaninny, 1934, box 2183
  374. Let In Dis Little Coon in the Moon, 1898, box 2167
  375. Let it Alone, 1906, box 1715
  376. Let Me Bring My Clothes Back Home, box 625
  377. Licorice Lize (digital library), 1899
  378. Like a Puff of Smoke, Good Night, 1910, box 2175  
  379. Lime Kiln club, 1883
  380. Linger Longer Loo, 1893
  381. Lissen Ter Dis Story, 1916, box 529
  382. Little Alabama Coon, 1893, box 903,1167
  383. Little Black Boy, 1908
  384. Little Black Buddy, 1924, box 991,2175
  385. Little No 'Count Coon, 1904, box 1721
  386. Little Cotton Dolly, 1897, box 903
  387. Little Dark Brown Lou, 1895
  388. Little Puff of Smoke, Good Night, 1950, box 2175
  389. Little No 'Count Coon, 1904, box 1721
  390. Little Sambo
  391. Little Southern Coon, 1897, box 1077
  392. Little Yellow Rose From Dixie Land
  393. Livery Stable Blues, 1917
  394. (Um, Um Ain’t She Sumpin’) Liza, 1927, box 2175
  395. Loafin’ on the Levee
  396. Loafin’ Time, 1935
  397. Loo Loo OO Loo Loo (A Romance of the Jungle) 1901, box 1179
  398. Look Out Dar Down Below
  399. Look Out for the Coon in the Moon, box 2167
  400. Long Coon  (The King of Rubber-Necks)
  401. Lord Done Fixed Up My Soul, 1940, box 318
  402. Louisiana Lize, 1899, box 1724
  403. Love moon, 1921, box 930
  404. Lucky Jim, 1896, box 1114
  405. Lucky Sam (Dixie’s Gamblin’ Man), 1930, box 1114
  406. Ma Afro Mexican Queen, 1903
  407. Ma Black Pearl, 1900
  408. Ma Blushin’ Rosie, 1900, box 1114, 1191
  409. Ma Curly Headed Babby, 1900, box 38
  410. Ma Dandy Soldier Coon, 1900, box 2046
  411. Ma Dusky Maid, 1908, box 1182
  412. Ma Dusky Princess, 1902, box 550
  413. Ma Ebony Belle (digital library)
  414. Ma Gal's de Town Talk, box 1728
  415. Ma Genuine African Blonde, 1898, box 1728
  416. Ma Honey Lou, 1908, box 1728
  417. Ma Honey Mine, 1911, box 1728
  418. Ma Honey Sweet Angeline, 1897, box 1728
  419. Ma Lady Lu, 1906, 1728
  420. Ma Li'l Sweet Sunbeam, 1904, 1728
  421. Mah Lindy Lou, 1920, box 551
  422. Ma Onliest One, 1896, box 528
  423. Ma Pickaninny Babe, 1913, box 1729
  424. Ma Rainbow Coon, 1900, box 625
  425. Ma Susie Anne
  426. Mah Moonlight Lou: a Sacred Coon’s Serenade, 1901, box 1729
  427. Maizy, My Dusky Daisy, 1901, box 1729
  428. Mama I’se Your Baby Ain’t I Mama Ain’t I, box 1730
  429. Mamie Come Kiss Your Honey Boy, 1893, box 1189
  430. Mammy, 1901
  431. Mammy Blossom’s ‘Possum Party, 1917, box 1730
  432. Mammy is Gone, 1928, box 1444
  433. Mammy Jinny’s Hall of Fame, 1917, box 1730
  434. Mammy Jinny’s Jubilee, 1913, box 1730
  435. Mammy O’Mine, 1919, box 28, 565, 1114
  436. Mammy’s Angel Chile (a Pickaninny Croon), 1911, box 1444, 1730
  437. Mammy’s Carolina Twins, 1899, box 1730
  438. Mammy’s Chocolate Soldier, 1918, box 1730
  439. Mammy’s Dixie Soldier Boy, 1918, box 1730
  440. Mammy’s Gwine to Buy the Moon, box 1730
  441. Mammy’s Kinky Headed Coon, box 1730
  442. Mammy's 'Lasses Candy Chili, box 1731
  443. Mammy's Li'l Man, box 1731
  444. Mammy's Little Angel Child, 1914, box 1731
  445. Mammy's Little Blue Grass Coon, box 1731
  446. Mammy’s Little Coal Black Horse, box 991
  447. Mammy’s Little Coal Black Rose, 1916, box 991
  448. Mammy's Little Pumpkin Colored Coons, 1897
  449. Mammy's Lullaby, 1918, box 1731
  450. Mammy's Pickaninny (Don't You Cry), box 1731
  451. Mammy's Pickaninny's Lak' a Big Sun-Flower, 1903, box 1731
  452. Mammy's Precious Baby, box 1444
  453. Mammy’s Pumpkin Colored Coons, 1897
  454. Mammy’s Shufflin’ Dance, 1911, box 1743
  455. Man in the Moon is a Coon, 1897, box 1605
  456. Man Who Plays the Tambourine, 1901, box 2091
  457. Manola,  My Dusky Bride, box 1732
  458. March “Black America”: a black Oddity, 1895
  459. Mason-Dixon Line, 1903, box 553
  460. Massa’s in de Cold, Cold Ground, 1859
  461. Memories of the South, 1908
  462. Memphis Blues, 1913
  463. Message of the Honeymoon, 1912
  464. Miss Clementina, 1901, box 1201
  465. Miss Jemima Walks, box 878
  466. Miss Virginia, 1899
  467. Mississippi Rag, box 19
  468. Mister Black Man, 1904
  469. Mister Johnson Turn Me Loose, 1896,  box 1189
  470. Monkey Doodle Dandy, 1909
  471. Moon Moon, 1901, box 1200
  472. Movin’ in de bes’ soci’ity (honey by an’ by), 1903
  473. Moving Day, 1906, box 549
  474. The moon, the coon, and the little octoroon, 1903, box 2060
  475. Mose
  476. Move On, Mr. Nigger, Move On, Box 1745
  477. Much Obliged to You, 1907, box 549
  478. My African Queen, 1897
  479. My Black Bess, 1899, box 1445, 1746
  480. My Blackbird, 1899, box 1746
  481. My Broadway Rachateer: The American Apache Song
  482. My Charcoal Charmer, 1900, box 1747
  483. My Chocolate Colored Baby
  484. My Coal Black Lady, 1896
  485. My Coal Black Queen, 1899
  486. My Croony Melody, 1914
  487. My Dandy Soldier Coon (digital library), 1900, box 1728
  488. My Dark Town Girl
  489. My Darktown Gal
  490. My Dixie-doodle Gal, 1917
  491. My Dusky Babe, 1900, box 1288
  492. My Dusky Lou, 1902, box 1288
  493. My Dusky Ola, 1903, box 1288
  494. My Dusky Queen, Good Night, 1897, box 1288
  495. My Dusky Rose, 1905, box 1288
  496. My Eulah, Eulah = My Indian Maid, 1902
  497. My Evaline, 1901
  498. My Fairy Coon, 
  499. My Gal’s a High-Born Lady, 1896, box 1748
  500. My Gal’s a Red-Head Coon
  501. My Hannah Lady: Whose Black Baby is You?, 1899
  502. My Josephine (my colored queen), 1899
  503. My Lady Hottentot, 1901, box 1224, 1447
  504. My Little Bimbo: Down on the Bamboo Isle, 1920
  505. My Little Choc’late Coon, 1914, box 1223
  506. My Little Java Lady, 1905
  507. My Little ‘Lasses Candy Coon, 1899, box 1997
  508. My little Lhassa maid
  509. My Little Octoroon, box 1751
  510. My Little Pansy (digital library), 1902
  511. My Little Niggah Girl, box 1751
  512. My Little 'Rang-Outang, 1903, box 1751
  513. My Little Zulu Babe, 1900
  514. My Lolo Maid (Indian Song), 1907
  515. My Mammy: the Sun Shines East, the Sun Shines West, 1920
  516. (I Wanta Cuddle Near) My Mammy Dear, box 904
  517. My Mammy’s Lullaby: a coon hush, 1895, box 1997
  518. My Mammy’s Tears
  519. My Name is Morgan, But it ain’t J.P. 1906, box 625
  520. My Rainbow Coon, 1900
  521. My Sambo, 1902
  522. My Sugar-Coated Chocolate Boy, 1919
  523. My Sunflower Sue, 1900
  524. My Swanee Home, 1919
  525. My Watermelon Lou, box 1756
  526. My Zulu Lu, 1903, box 550
  527. Nancy (Oh Miss Nancy), 1902, box 2072
  528. Never Raise a Razor Less You Want to Raise a Row, 1906, box 1758
  529. New Bully, 1896, box 529
  530. Nicodemus, 1905, box 550
  531. Niggah Loves His Possum, 1905, box 625
  532. Nigger Blues, 1916, box 1758
  533. Nigger, Nigger (Never Die), 1897, box 1758
  534. Nigger War Bride Blues, 1917, box 1758
  535. Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen
  536. Nobody Knows Where John Brown Went, 1909, box 1448
  537. Not a Coon Came Out the Way That He Went In, 1898, box 1760
  538. Now to Sleep You Little Coons, 1899, box 1760
  539. Oh! Ebenezer, 1897
  540. Oh Death Where is Thy Sting, 1918, box 625
  541. Oh, Honey, Will You Lub Dis Coon?, Box 1521
  542. Oh Susie, Dis Coon Has Got de Blues, 1897, box 1460
  543. Oh You Beautiful Coon, 1911, box 1605
  544. Oh You Dusky Belle, 1912, box 1181
  545. Oh You Rag, 1910, box 1211
  546. Ol' Mammy Coon, box 1763
  547. Old Black Joe, 1860, box 1521
  548. Old Black Joe, 1904, box 1521
  549. Old Black Joe, 1906, box 1521
  550. Old Black Joe, 1903, box 1521
  551. Old Folks at Home, 1887, box 552
  552. Old Jasper’s Cake Walk, 1895
  553. Old Joe's Hittin' the Jug
  554. Old Uncle Ned, 1848
  555. Old Uncle Ned Variations, 1885
  556. Old Zip Coon
  557. Ole Mammy Ain’t Gonna Sing No More, 1934, box 1279
  558. On the Painted Desert: an Indian Legend     
  559. Oh! I’se So Wicked, 1854
  560. Oh! Such a Business
  561. Only a Nigger Baby, box 1768
  562. Oriental Coon, 1899, box 1779
  563. (I Just Can’t Keep My Eyes off of You) The Oyster Man, 1907
  564. Pale Moon: an Indian Love Song, 1920
  565. Paris is a paradise for Coons, 1911
  566. Phrenologist Coon, 1901, box 1773
  567. Pick, Pick, Pickaninny (Pick Dat Cotton), 1936, box SX102565
  568. Pickin' Cotton, 1928, box 297
  569. Pickin’ On Your Baby (‘Cause I’m a Pickaninny Rose)
  570. Pickaninnies paradise, 1918
  571. (I’ve Got the Old Virginny) Pickaninny Blues, 1919
  572. Piccaninny Chile, 1935, box 654
  573. Pickaninny Lullaby, 1922, 
  574. Pickaniiny Patter, 1939, box 606
  575. Pickaninny Sandman, 1928
  576. Pickaninny Sleep Song, 1911
  577. Pickaninny's Hushabye, 1929, box 654
  578. Pickaninny’s Paradise, 1918, box 1774
  579. The pickaninnies paradise, 1904
  580. Pickaninny’s Slumber Song (A Southern Lullaby), 1919, box 654, 2001
  581. Plant a Watermelon on My Grave and Let the Juice Soak Through, 1910
  582. Plantation Lullaby, 1892, box 1254
  583. Play Dat Rag, 1908, box 649
  584. Please Don’t Jazz My Mammy’s Lullaby, 1920
  585. Please Let Me Sleep, 1902, box 649
  586. Possum
  587. Possum (the Latest Craze), 1909, box 649,1255
  588. Possum and Taters, box 1255 (cover only)
  589. Possum Rag, 1907, box 1568
  590. Possum Song, 1947
  591. Possum Song (six, tall, slim, slick, sycamore sapling?), 1947, box 1330
  592. Possum Trot (in Tennessee)
  593. Prancing Pickaninnies, 1899
  594. Pray for the Lights to Go Out, 1916, box 649
  595. Preacher and the Bear, 1911, box 5, 8, 975
  596. Priscilla, 1899
  597. Pullman Porter blues, 1921, box 2001
  598. Pullman Porter’s Ball, 1901, box 2001
  599. Pullman Porter’s on Parade, 1913, box 1157
  600. Queen of Charcoal Alley, 1899
  601. Ramblin' Sam, 1905, box 649
  602. Rap Rap Rap (on your minstrel bones), 1912
  603. Ring, Ring de Banjo, 1851
  604. Rollicking Smuggler Chief Am I, 1900
  605. Rose of Bagdad (I Love You), 1920, box 1012
  606. Rose of Bombay, 1922, box 1012
  607. Rose McGillicuddy
  608. Run brudder possum run. A negro warning., 1900
  609. Run Brudder Possum Run, 1900, box 2080
  610. Runaway Darkie
  611. Sailin’ Away on the Henry Clay, 1917, box 556
  612. St. Patrick’s Day is a Bad Day For Coons, 1901, box 1193
  613. Sam Johnson’s Band, 1901
  614. Sambo and Dinah, 1905, box 553
  615. Sambo and His Banjo, 1891
  616. Sambo Sings Those Southern Blues
  617. Sambo’s Invitation
  618. Sammy, Don't You Love Your Polly, 1904, box 649
  619. Sammy Sampson's Senegambian Band, 1903, box 1908
  620. Savannah Stomp, 1927, box 1023
  621. Scissors and Knives to Grind
  622. Scuffletown Coon = Pea Vine Ridge, box 1535
  623. Seven or Eleven
  624. Shadows on the Swanee, 1933, box 1027
  625. Shake Rattle and Roll (Who’s Got Me), 1919, box 1027
  626. Shake That Thing, 1926, bx 1027
  627. She's Dixie All the time, 1916, box 1196
  628. She's the Only Lady Friend I Know, 1899, box 1196
  629. She’s the Real Thing, My Baby, 1900, box 1196
  630. Short Dress Ball, 1913, box 649
  631. Show Me! Niggah! Show Me!, box 1914
  632. Shufflin' Mose, 1923, 
  633. Shut Yoah Eyes, 1897
  634. Silver Swanee, 1922
  635. Since They’re Playin’ Hawaiian Tunes in Dixie, 1917, box 1173
  636. Sing a Song of Swanee, 1922
  637. Sing Again that Sweet Refrain = Far From the Old Folks at Home, 1894, box 1173
  638. Sing Hallelujah = Will the Congregation Please Stand Up, 1902, box 1173
  639. Sing Me a Song of the South, 1899, box 649
  640. Skeery Coons, 1910, box 1182
  641. Skidmore Fancy Ball, 1897
  642. Skidmore Guard, 1874, box 1200
  643. Sleepy Little Pickaninnies, 1929, box 606
  644. Sleepy Little Village Where the Dixie Cotton Grows, 1922, box 1036
  645. Slip Your Glad Rags On and Come With Me, 1910, box 1141
  646. Smiler
  647. Smoky Mokes, 1899, box 549, 1156
  648. Society Nigger, box 1178  (from Is Music a Failure)
  649. Socrates Jackson (the Educated Coon), 1905
  650. Somebody Lied, 1907, box 553, 1920
  651. Somebody’s Done Me Wrong, 1918, box 649
  652. South
  653. South Bound, 1932, box 1003
  654. (Got the) South in My Soul, 1932, box 1003
  655. Spanish Coon, 1904, box 2106
  656. Spread Yo Stuff, 1922, box 649
  657. Stewin’ de Rice, 1918, box 997
  658. Stuttering Coon, 1898, box 2178
  659. Sunny Sambo Plucks His Banjo, 1931, box 561
  660. Sunday on the Swanee, 1933
  661. Swanee Bottom, 1927, box 2178
  662. Swanee Butterfly, 1925, box 561, 1416
  663. Swanee Ripples, 1912, box 19
  664. Swanee River Home, 1931, box 2178
  665. Swanee River Moon, 1921, box 17, 1416
  666. Swanee River Rock, box 1105
  667. Swanee Shore, 1927, box 1416, 2178
  668. Swanee Woman, 1933, box 2178
  669. Swellest Ladies Coon in Town, 1897, box 1934
  670. Syncopated Sandy, 1897
  671. Take Me Back to Dear Old Dixie, 1910, box 1278
  672. Take Me to That Swanee Shore, 1912, box 654, 2178
  673. Take Your Clothes and Go, 1897, box 745
  674. Take Your Time, 1907, box 649
  675. That Bandana Band (Way Down in Dixie Land)
  676. That Coontown Quartet, 1912
  677. That Good Old Minstrel Parade
  678. That Irresistible Rag, 1913, box 651
  679. That Kentucky Rag, 1912, box 1939
  680. That’ll Be All Right Baby
  681. That's Where She Sits All Day, 1900, box 529
  682. That’s Why the Darkies Were Born, 1931, box 17
  683. That’s Why They Call Me “Shine”
  684. There’s No Coon That’s One Half So Warm, 1897, box 1948
  685. Thriller, 1914, box 651
  686. Tickled to Death, 1899, box 19, 651
  687. Topsy’s in Town, 1909, box 651
  688. Trans-Mag-Ni-Fi-Can-Bam-Dam-U-Ality = C-A-T Spells Cat, box 1252
  689. Trip to Coontown, 1900, box 2143
  690. Trixy, 1904, box 651
  691. Trouble Never Troubles Dis Coon, box 1954
  692. Turkey in the Straw, 1900, box 626
  693. Uncle Ned, 1848
  694. Uncle Remus (negro characteristic march two step), 1906
  695. Uncle Remus’ two step
  696. Uncle Remus’ Rhapsody, box 1161
  697. Under the Bamboo Tree, 1902, box 626
  698. Virginia Blues, 1922, box 626
  699. Virginia House Warming, 1906, box 651
  700. Virginia Rag, 1909, box 651
  701. Warmin’ Up in Dixie, 1909, box 651
  702. Waiting For the Robert E. Lee, 1912
  703. Warmest Baby in the Bunch, 1897, box 1305
  704. Watermelon Moon, box 1960
  705. Watermelon Party, 1892, box 2081
  706. Watermelon Time, 1911
  707. Way Down in Cotton Town, 1913, box 1960
  708. Way Down Yonder in the Cornfield, 1901, box 887
  709. Waydown Upon That Swanee River
  710. Weaving Around Rag, 1913, box 651
  711. Wedding of the Chinee and the Coon, 1897, box 4
  712. Wedding of the Possum and the Coon, box 1454
  713. Wee wee Marie (will you do zis for me), 1918, box 4
  714. Weezie: the song of the minstrel man, 1901            
  715. What yer Can’t Get Yer Got to do Without, 1906, box 3
  716. What You Goin’ to Do When the Rent Comes Round, 1905, box 3
  717. What’d yo’ do wid de letter Mr. Johnson, 1901,  box 3 
  718. When a Coon Sits in the Presidential Chair, 1898, box 624,626
  719. When Am You Gwine, 1880, box 680
  720. When Aunt Dinah's Daughter Hannah Bangs On That Piano (and Sambo Sings Those Southern Blues), 1918, box 626
  721. When de Moon Comes up Behind de Hill, 1900, box 1964
  722. When I Gets Out in No Man’s Land (I Can’t Be Bothered By No Mule), 1918, box 2016
  723. When It’s Cotton Pickin’ Time in Dixieland, box 1966
  724. When It’s Cotton Time in Dixieland, 1918, box 1966
  725. When It’s Cotton Pickin’ Time in Tennessee, 1918, box 1966
  726. When It's Moonlight on the Swannee Shore, 1920, box 626
  727. When Mammy Puts her Pickaninny boy to bed, box 1427, 1222
  728. When Mammy rocks her little picks to sleep, 1892, box 1222
  729. When Mister Shakespeare Comes to Town, 1901, box 525
  730. When Old Bill Bailey Plays the Ukalele, 1915, box 1222
  731. When Sousa Comes to Coon-Town, 1902, box 1455
  732. When the Major Plays Those Miner Melodies, 1916, box 1970
  733. When the Lightnin' Struck the Coon Creek Party Line, box 1455
  734. When the Parson Makes Miss Mandy Johnson Mine, 1898, box 1971
  735. When You Go a Hunting Dusky Maid, 1906, box 2041
  736. When You Sang “Hush-a-Bye Baby” To Me, 1918, box 1975
  737. Whistling Rufus, 1899, box 651,
  738. White Folks Call it Chantecler, But It's Just Plain Chicken to Me, box 1979
  739. White Folks, Every Coon You Meet Don't Look Alike, box 1979
  740. Who dat say chicken in dis crowd, 1898, box 2019, 2055
  741. Who Says a Coon Can't Love, box 1457
  742. Who's Been Playin' Papa 'Round Here While I've Been Gone, 1919, box 626
  743. Who’s Little Babe Is OO, 1899, box 867
  744. Who’s There (Knocking at My Door), 1905, box 867
  745. Whole World Comes From Dixie (When They Play That Dixie Tune), 1916, box 867
  746. Why Don’t You Get a Lady of Your Own, 1898, box 867
  747. Why Don’t You Go, Go Go, box 867
  748. Why He Don’t Eat Lam’ No Mo’, 1902, box 867
  749. Won’t You Kindly Hum Old Home Sweet Home to Me, 1903, box 550
  750. Won’t You Take Me Back to Dixie, 1899, box 1981
  751. Worryin’ Blues, 1924, box 1125
  752. Write and Tell Your Mammy (I’m Coming), box 1125, 1430
  753. Yaller Baby, 1898, box 1983
  754. Yellow Dog Rag, 1914, box 1983
  755. You Don’t Stop the World From Going Round, 1899, box 1192
  756. You Got to Play Rag Time, 1899, box 1192
  757. You May Go, But This Will Bring You Back, 1989, box 1192
  758. You Might Be But I Don’t Know, 1906, box 1192
  759. You Must Think I’m Santa Clause, 1903, box 1192
  760. You Said a Plenty, 1900, box 860
  761. (You May Be Fast But) Your Mamma’s Gonna Slow You Down, 1923, box 1126
  762. You’re Gwine to Get Somethin’ What You Don’t Expect, 1910, box 2155
  763. 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

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

  • All Aboard for Chinatown, 1915, box 867
  • Along the Road to Singapore, 1915, box 573, 860
  • Bamboo lane, 1909, box 1185
  • Beautiful Lady in Red: China Dragon Blues, 1911, box 1201
  • Beware of Chu Chin Chow, 1917, box 624
  • Blinky Winky, 1922, box 815
  • Bowl of Chop Suey and You-ey, 1934, box 212, (no cover)
  • Broken Idol, box 1422
  • Buddha, 1920, box 1433
  • Caravan From China Comes, 1924, box 1309
  • Chan: a song of China, box 1300
  • Chee Wee: a Chinese Novelty Song, box 1594
  • Cherry Blossom, 1917, box 573
  • Chi-nee, box 1095
  • Chin-Chin. Waltz, box 2054
  • 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, box 1347
  • China Doll, box 1095  
  • China Doll Parade, box 1088
  • China Dreams, 1917, box 1595
  • China Girl, box 396,1309, 1347
  • China Heart, box 1595
  • China Lady of Mine, box 1309
  • China Lily: Think of Me, box 1309
  • China Moon, box 1309
  • China Nights, box 1309
  • China Rose Bud, 1921, box 1309
  • China Toy, box 1309
  • China, We Owe A Lot To You, 1917, box 1347
  • Chinaland, box 1309
  • Chinatown My Chinatown, 1910, box 2145
  • Chinatown Rag
  • Chinese Blues 1915, box 1595
  • 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, box 1347
  • Chinese Lotus, box 1095
  • Chinese Love Song, 1909, box 1347
  • Chinese Lunch Wagon, box 1459
  • A Chinese maiden, 1903
  • Chinese Wedding Bells, box 1143
  • Ching Ching Chan (the San Pan Man), box 1095
  • Ching Chong, 1917, box 1595
  • Ching-a-Ling-a-Loo, 1911, box 1459
  • Ching ching Chinaman
  • Ching a Ling: an African Chinese Oddity, box 1595
  • Ching a Ling’s Jazz Bazaar, 1920, box 854, 1347
  • Chinky Butterfly, box 1459
  • Chinky, Chinee Bogie Man
  • Chinky Chinks (a Chinese interval)
  • Chon Kina
  • Chong (He Come From Hong Kong), 1919, box 854, 1595
  • Chop Stick Blues,  (from Ching a Ling) box 269 
  • Chop Sticks, 1933, box 1088
  • Chop Sticks, box 1088
  • Chop Sticks, box 1088
  • Chow Mein, box 1278
  • Chu Chin Chow, box 1168, box, 269  
  • Chu Chu San (a Japanese fox trot)
  • Chung Lo (a Chinese Monkeydoodle)
  • Cing cing, samisen
  • Confucius Say, 1939, box 1349
  • Countess From Hong Kong, 1966, box 67
  • Dance of Sing Ling Foo, box 1200
  • Darling Little Yum Yum, 1897, box 2149
  • Dear Old Chinatown
  • Deliver Our message to Tokyo, box 1312
  • Down in Chinatown, 1921, box 912
  • Draggin’ the Dragon Drag, box 269  
  • Dragon's Eye (a Chinese Waddle), 1916, box 1486
  • (Let's Go Back to) Dreamy Lotus Land, 1917, box 1613
  • East is West, 1919, box 2059
  • Fan-Tan: Chinese March Characteristique
  • Fan Tan Man, 1916, box 1617
  • Farewell to Yokohama, box 1312
  • Fast Asleep in Poppyland, 1919, box 1617
  • Filipino Baby, box 1358
  • Flower of Asia (My Oriental Girl)
  • Fly to Tokyo, box 1312
  • Foong Toong Fee (digital library), 1904
  • 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,
  • Hi Lee Hi Lo (Chop Suey a la Fox ee Trot ee), 1923, box 821
  • Hi Yo, 1921, box 1364
  • Hong Kong (tv show theme), 1961, box 56
  • Hong Kong, 1916, box 1365
  • Honk Kong Affair, 1958, box 85
  • Hong Kong Blues, 1939, box 554, 1215
  • Hong Kong Dream Girl, 1923, box 819
  • Hop Lee
  • Hot Cha China Joe, box 824
  • Hurry Back to My Bamboo Shack
  • I Want to Go to Tokio, 1914, box 1648
  • I Wants a Ping Pong Man
  • I'm Oriental, 1921, box SX137102
  • In a Chinese Temple Garden
  • In a Japanese Garden, box 1312
  • In an oriental garden, box 1221
  • In Bamboo Land, box 1672
  • In Blinky Winky Chinky Chinatown, 1915, box  1440
  • In China, 1919, box  565,1309
  • In Japan With Mi-Mo-San, 1915, box 1440       
  • In my riksha of bamboo, 1914, box 1195
  • In Siam, 1914, box 1243
  • In the Heart of a Geisha: Nippo San of Japan, box 1260
  • In the Heart of Chinatown, 1928, box 69
  • In Tokio, box 1685
  • Japanese Farewell song, box 1312
  • Japanese Lantern dance, box 1501
  • Japanese Love Song, box 528
  • Japanese Lullaby, box 1312
  • Japanese Mama, 1930, box 2030
  • Japanese Moon, 1922, box 1312
  • Japanese Nightingale, box 1197
  • Japanese Nodding Doll, 1916, box 2154
  • Japanese Rhumba, box 1312
  • Japanese Rock and Roll, box 1312
  • Japanese Sandman, 1920, box 2028
  • Japanese Sunset, box 1077
  • Japanese Toyland, 1929, box 376
  • Japansy, 1927, box 1441
  • Jewel of Asia, 1913, box 2084
  • Karama, 1904, box 571
  • 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, 1905, box 1506
  • 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, box 1728
  • Ma Li Hung Chinese Queen, box 1728
  • Maid From Tokio, 1901, box 528
  • Mamma’s China Twins, 1900, box 2042
  • March of the Siamese, box 1079
  • Mayor of Tokio, box 752
  • Me Japanese Boy, I Love You, 1970, box 406
  • Me No Sabbee (an Army episode in China), 1904, box 1202
  • Modern Japanee (From: Old Town), box 860
  • Moon Face, 1907, box 1514
  • Moon of Japan, box 1312
  • My Almond Eyed Boy, box 2098
  • My Chinese Butterfly
  • My Chinese Cherry Blossom, 1921
  • My Dreamy China Lady, 1916, box 1228
  • My Geisha of Tokyo, box 1232
  • My Jap From Tokyo, box 1224
  • My Japanee, 1908, 
  • My Japanese Baby, 1903, box 2056
  • My Japanese Cherry Blossom, 1901, box 2078
  • My Japanese Maiden, 1905, box 2142
  • 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, box 1223
  • My Nagasaki Girl, box 1225
  • My Oriental Girl: My Lilly Chee, box 1225
  • My Oriental Rose Bud, box 1225
  • My Princess of the Willow Tree, 1917, box 1753
  • My Sing Song Girl, 1919, box 299, 2073
  • My Tokio Love Girl, box 1312
  • My Yokohama Girl, 1917, box 2116
  • Nagasaki Butterfly,1927, box 313
  • Not for All the Rice in China, 1933, box 246
  • 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, 1948, box 1274,1402
  • One Little Soldier Man, 1904, box 1768
  • Oolong Li, 1904, box 1147, 1243
  • Oriental Echoes, box 1523
  • Oriental Maidens, box 1523
  • Pearl of Pekin, 1889, box 2116
  • Pipe Dream Blues, 1918, box 1774
  • Poppies (A Japanese Serenade), 1904, box 1528
  • Poppy Time in Old Japan, 1915, box 1255
  • Pretty Little China Maid, 1901, box 2054
  • Princess of the Willow Tree, 1920, box 361, 1753
  • Ragtime Temple Bells, box 2054
  • Red Lantern, 1919, box 182
  • Rhoda and Her Pagoda, box 2127
  • Rickety Rickshaw Man, 1943, box 1407
  • Road to Honk Kong, 1962, box 186
  • Rose of China, 1920, box 2003
  • Rose of Japan, 1925, box 375
  • Rush Hour in Hong Kong, 1925, box 662
  • Santu, box 1023
  • Sayonara (a Japanese Farewell), 1923, box 991
  • Shanghai Bound, box 1158
  • Shanghai Dream Man, 1927, box 1409
  • Shanghai Honeymoon, box 1409
  • Shanghai Lullaby, 1923,, box 1409
  • Shovin' Off for Tokio, box 1312
  • Siam, 1915, box 1914
  • Siamese Wedding March  box 1243
  • Since Ma is Playing Mah Jong, 1924, box 308
  • 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 2084
  • Sweet Siamese, 1919, box 1932
  • Tatu (a Japanese Boy), 1930, box 795
  • Tea Leaves, 1921, box 567
  • That Chinatown Rag, 1910, box 1418, 1938
  • That Chop-stick Rag, 1912, box 2114
  • That Filipino Vamp, box 1452
  • Toki-Ama, 1921, box 1037
  • Tokio Blues, 1925, box 334
  • Thru a Window in Japan, box 1312
  • Trip to Chinatown, box 1550
  • Under the China Moon, 1913, box 2040
  • Under the Golden China Moon, 1919, box 2013
  • Underneath a Chinese Moon, box 269
  • Underneath the Japanese Moon, box 1
  • You’re a Sap Mister Jap, box 1432
  • Wedding of the Chinee and the Coon, 1897, box 4
  • When I am in Siam, 1919, box 1964
  • When Jap Rose Takes Her Sunday Morning Bath, 1916, box 1222
  • When It’s Moonlight in Tokio, box 1966
  • When the Lotus Flowers Bloom in Chinaland, 1919, box 2017
  • Who’s Gonna Wash Your Laundry? (When your Chinaman Goes to War), box 1323
  • Yama San, 1902, box 1983
  • Yock-a-Hilo Town, 1917, boc 567

 

French

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

Germans

  • Ha Le Ha Lo = That's What the Germans Sang, 1901, box 1188
  • Heinze, 1909, box 1176                                                                              
  • Herman, 1907, box 1632
  • In a Little German Garden, Underneath the Pretzel Vine, 1932, box 1440
  • Music Vot's Music Must Come From Berlin, 1911, box 2095

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Indians

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

 

  • Bangalore, box 1311
  • Bombay, box 1477
  • Bombay, box 1477
  • Bombay Belle, box 1236
  • Bombay Bombashay, 1920, box 439
  • By the Taj Mahal, 1934, box 164
  • Calcutta, box 1311
  • Calcutta, box 1311
  • Delhi, 1919, box 1311
  • Delhi, box 1311
  • Down in Bom Bombay, 1915, box 1609
  • Down in Hindustan, 1917, box 1609
  • Dreams of India, 1923, box 1311
  • Hindu Moon, box 1364
  • Hindustan, 1918, box 1076,
  • Honeymooning, Honey, in Bombay, box 1311
  • In a Bamboo Inn in India, box 1377
  • In India, box 1311
  • India, box 1688
  • India, box 1688
  • India Rubber, 1920, box 357
  • Kashmir, 1957, box 211
  • My Bombay Maid, 1911, box 1746
  • My Song of India, box 1311                                                                                                                   
  • Naughty Hindu Eyes, box 1519
  • On the Bay of Old Bombay, box 1765
  • One Night in Bombay, box 1311
  • Pretty Little Bom Bom From Bombay, 1927, box 1405
  • Song of India, 1922, box 1332
  • Rose of Old Kashmir, 1928, box 2038
  • With You, Dear, In Bombay, 1925, box 194
  • Young Rajah a Love Song For India, 1922, box 112

Irish

 

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

Italians

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

 

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

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

Native Americans

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

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

  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. By 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 Beads, 1909, box 1456
  28. Blue Feather, 1909, box 1175
  29. Blue Indian, 1925, box 1300
  30. Burning of the Iroquois, box 1591
  31. Cherokee, 1938, box 24, 1347
  32. Cherokee Boogie (Native American), 1951, box 402
  33. Cherokee Canyon (Native American), box 1347
  34. Cherokee Charlie (Native American), box 82
  35. Cheyenne, 1956, box 58
  36. Cheyenne, 1905, box 553
  37. Cheyenne (Shy Ann), box 1594
  38. Chief Hokum, box 1459
  39. Cloud Chief (two step intermezzo)
  40. Dancing Sunshine, 1909, box 1174
  41. Dance Apache, box 1089
  42. Danse des Apaches, La, box 1182
  43. Falling Star, 1903, box 1617
  44. Feather Queen, 1905, box 5
  45. Flying Arrow (intermezzo Indienne), box 1490
  46. Geronimo (two step), box 1492
  47. Golden Arrow, 1909, box 1626
  48. Golden Deer, 1911, box 1626
  49. Hansome Joe (From the Land of the Navajo), box 1464
  50. Heap Big Injun, box 1496
  51. Heap Love: My Copper Colored Squaw, 1905, box 2081
  52. Hiawatha, 1901, box 550
  53. Hiawatha, 1902, box 588
  54. Hiawatha (His Song to Minnehaha), 1903, box 1633
  55. Hiawatha’s Lullaby, 1933, box 567
  56. Hiawatha’s Melody of Love, 1920, box 565, 821
  57. Hiawatha’s Mittens, box 1364
  58. Hotfoot (characteristic Indian intermezzo), box 1498
  59. Hula Dove (My Pretty Little Indian Maid), box 1638
  60. I’m an Indian, 1923, box 118
  61. I’m and Indian Too, 1946, box 179
  62. In a Birch Canoe, 1914, box 1499
  63. In Monkey Land, 1907, box 1673
  64. In Tepee Land, 1911, box 1679
  65. Indian Answer, box 1440
  66. Indian Cradle Song, box 1379
  67. Indian Girl Patrol, box 1500
  68. Indian Love Call, 1924, box 23,192,551,563,854
  69. Indian Love Call, box 1466
  70. Indian Love Call, box 1466
  71. Indian Love Song, 1909, box 2070
  72. Indian Love Song, box 1688
  73. Indian Lullaby, box 1014
  74. Indian Moon, box 1379
  75. Indian National Guard, box 1014
  76. Indian Reservation (the Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian), 1967, box 406
  77. Indian Sagwa, box 1500
  78. Indian Soldier’s Request, 1903, box 1688
  79. Indian Summer, 1939, box 2
  80. Indian Tango, box 1688
  81. Indian War Cry, box 1379
  82. An Indian War Scout, 1945, box 390
  83. Indian’s Prayer, 1846, box 538
  84. Indians Along Broadway, 1905, box 2125
  85. Indians and Trees, 1933, box 1605
  86. Indianola, 1918, box 1500
  87. Injun Gal Heap Hep, 1944, box 185
  88. Injun Joe, box 1440
  89. Injun Love, , 1911, box 2114
  90. Iola, box 1500
  91. Iowa Indian Song (I-O-Wuh), box 1074
  92. Katunka, 1904, box 1503
  93. Kiowana, 1928, box 2177
  94. Ki-yo: Indian Love Song, 1903, box 1712
  95. Laughing Water, 1903, box 1504
  96. Lawana, 1911, box 1505
  97. Little Min-nee-ha! Ha! (Be My Little Injun Squaw), 1921, box 2175
  98. Little Mohee, 1933, box 2175
  99. Little Red Papoose (an Indian Elopement), 1905, box 2066
  100. Little Wigwam For Two, 1920, box 584
  101. Lo-Nah, 1926, box 1443
  102. Lost Arrow: an Indian romance, box 1506, 1519
  103. Maid of the Midnight Moon: novelty indian song, 1912, box 1729
  104. March of the Red Man, box 1509
  105. Minnie Ha Ha Donohue, 1908, box 1739
  106. Minnehaha’s Love, box 1141
  107. Moon Bird (Indian Intermezzo two step), 1909, box 1742
  108. Moon Deer: Indian Love Song,1925, box 991
  109. Mozette (Indian Maiden), box 1517
  110. Multnomah: an Oregon Indian Tale, 1910, box 1746
  111. My Canoe (Indian Song), 1935, box 654
  112. My Cherokee, box 1747
  113. My Cherokee Rose, 1923, box 304
  114. My Forest Flower, My Red Skin Rose, 1909, box 1748
  115. My Indian Maiden, 1904, box 2145
  116. My Indian Queen (Sacajawea), 1904, box 2093
  117. My Irish Indian, 1904, box 1224
  118. My Little Papoose, 1907, box 2072
  119. My Lolo Maid (Indian song), 1907, box 2062
  120. My Ramapoo, 1910, box 1754
  121. My Sweet Apache, 1936, box 291
  122. My Tom Tom Man, 1915, box 1756
  123. Na Jo, 1921, box 1519
  124. Nakomis (Indian Two Step)
  125. Napanee (My Pretty Little Indian Napanee), 1906, box 1518
  126. Navajo, 1903, box 1518
  127. Navaho’s Lament, box 1519
  128. Navajo Nocturne, box 1519
  129. Ogalalla, 1909, box 1761
  130. Oh! That Navajo Rag, 1911, box 625
  131. Oklahoma Indian Jazz, 1923, box 1238
  132. On the Painted Desert (an Indian Legend), box 664
  133. Os-Ka-Loo-Sa-Loo (Characteristic Indian March), box 1770
  134. Owatonna (Indian Song), 1906, box 1771
  135. Oyaneetah (Seminole Love Song), 1904,  box 2083
  136. Pale Moon (an Indian Love Song), 1920, box 5,8,551
  137. Pawnee, 1906, box 1525
  138. Princess Pocahontas (march and two step), box 1529
  139. Pretty Little Maid of Cherokee, 1909, box 1775
  140. Pretty Little Rainbow, 1919, box 1405
  141. Pretty Little Squaw from Utah, 1904,  box 1449
  142. Pride of the Sioux, box 2001
  143. Ragging the Apache, box 2116
  144. Rain in the Face, 1907, box 1777
  145. Rainbow, 1908, box 1011
  146. Red Man, box 1530
  147. Red Man Blues (The Injun)
  148. Red Wing (an Indian Fable), 1939, box 1010
  149. Red Wing (an Indian Intermezzo), 1907, box 1530
  150. Redskin, 1929, box 649
  151. Sagawana, 1905, box  1534
  152. Semcoe (Song of an Indian Maid), 1909, box 1167
  153. Seminola (An Indian Love Song), 1925, box 561,985 
  154. Seminole, 1904, box 1536
  155. She-boy-gan, 1918, box 1196
  156. She's the Big Chief's Only Daughter, 1908, box 1196
  157. Shy Ann from Cheyenne, box 1410
  158. Shy Guy From Cheyenne, box 1410
  159. Silver Bell, 1910, box 1537
  160. Silver Heels, 1905, box 571
  161. Since Arrah Wanna Married Barney Carney, 1907, box 1173
  162. Singing Bird (Indian Intermezzo), 1909, box 1917
  163. Sioux, box 1917
  164. Sioux City Sue, 1945, box 12,795,1033
  165. Sister of Sioux City Sue
  166. Sleepy Dark Night, 1933, box 1036
  167. Smiling Star, 1908, box 1918
  168. Song Bird, 1909, box 1924
  169. Sparkling Eyes, 1911, box 1543
  170. Squaw Man (Indian intermezzo), box 1543,1925
  171. Strongheart: Indian song, box 2115
  172. Sun Bird (An Indian Intermezzo), 1908, box 1929
  173. Sweet Little Caraboo, 1904, box 2066
  174. Sweet Little Cherokee, box 1416
  175. Swing Little Indians, Swing, 1939, box 119
  176. Tammany, a Pale Face Pow Wow, 1905, box 745
  177. That Indian Rag: the tom-tom song, 1910, box 651,1939
  178. That Kickapoo Indian Man, 1904, box 1939
  179. Tiger Man: Song of the Apache, box 1420
  180. Tippercanoe (a comic Indian song), 1904, box 529
  181. Totem Pole, 1907, box 1167
  182. Totem-tom-tom, 1924, box 192
  183. Toualouwa (hopi Indian dance), box 1549, 1551
  184. Um Gum Choo Gum Means I Love You in Indian, box 1453
  185. Wa-Ne-Ta (My Own), 1920, box 31
  186. Wahoo (Indian Dance), box 1556
  187. Wana, 1921, box 349
  188. War Dance for Wooden Indians, box 1161
  189. What Made the Red Man Red, 1951, box 152
  190. Whistling Squaw, box 1559
  191. Who’s Gonna Keep Your Wigwam Warm, 1939, box 105
  192. Wigwam Rag, box 2105
  193. Wigwam Song (wug wug), box 1430
  194. Wildflower, 1908, box 1159
  195. You’re an Indian, 1907, box 1232

 

Swedes

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

 

  • Ay Vant to Go Back to Sveden, 1904, box 2063
  • Holy Yumpin Yiminy (How My Yonny Can Love), 1918, box 820
  • Twenty Swedes Ran Through the Weeds (Chasing One Norwegian), box 1453

Middle East

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

 

  • 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

Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are found in the Sheet Music Collection.

 

  • Beautiful Gypsy, 1927, box 442   
  • Camp of the Gipsies, box 1479
  • Dance! Gypsy Dance!, 1937, box 68
  • Dark Eyes, 1922, box 267
  • Down the Gypsy Trail, 1940, box 77
  • Golden Earrings, 1946, box 194
  • Gypsy Anna, 1924, box 308
  • Gypsy Blues, 1921, box 422
  • Gypsy Caravan, 1924, box 277
  • Gypsy Charmer, 1929, box 158
  • Gypsy Fiddles, 1933, box 1362
  • Gypsy Fortune Teller, box 1362
  • Gypsy Holiday, 1930, box 1362
  • Gypsy in Me, 1934, box 247
  • Gypsy Jan, 1898, box 2063
  • Gypsy Joe, 1928, box 363                                                                                                                                    
  • Gypsy Love, 1908, box 290
  • Gypsy Love Song, 1898, box 290, 2063
  • Gypsy Moon, 1920, box 379
  • Gypsy Sabre Dance, box 1362
  • Gypsy Serenade, box 1362 
  • Gypsy Tears, box 1362
  • Gypsy Told Me, 1938, box 200
  • Gypsy Trail, 1921, box 356
  • Gypsy Woman, 1991, box 490
  • He's a Gypsy From Poughkeepsie, box 1212
  • I Told My Dreams to a Gypsy, 1940, box 904
  • I Wish I Were a Gypsy, 1962, box 457
  • I'm a Gipsy, 1938, box 678
  • In a Little Gypsy Tea Room, 1935, Ray Bolger col.box 130                                                                                             
  • Just Like a Gipsy, 1919, box 565                                                                                                                                   
  • Lady! Lady! The Fortune Teller Song, 1908, box 1317
  • Lavengro, 1906, box 1505
  • Little Gypsy Maid, box 1720
  • Love a Gypsy Knows, 1920, box 429
  • Love of a Gypsy, 1948, box 80
  • My Gypsy Moon, 1921, box 904
  • My Syncopated Gypsy Maid, 1905, box 2143
  • Play, Gypsies, Dance Gypsies, 1926, box 1097
  • Romany Days, box 1450
  • Romany Life, 1898, box 290, 2063
  • Romany Love, 1922, box 1407
  • She's No Longer a Gypsy, box 582
  • There is a Land of Fancy (Tell Me of That Gypsy Love), 1911, box 2072
  • Two Guitars, 1922, box 270
  • Where My Caravan Has Rested, 1917, box 2
  • Whistling Gypsy, 1951, box 91