De Old Church Yard in De Lane


Darling Minnie Gray

De old church yard in de lane, or, Darling Minnie Gray
words and melody by Jno. T. Rutledge - arranged by Charlie Baker

First line of text: I've wandered from my home an friends.
First line of chorus: Minnie Gray.

Sung by: Milt G. Barlow of Haverly's Minstrels.

Dedicated to: Mother.

Library's copy inscribed with page numbers: 163-167.

Originally published: [New York?] : F.W. Helmick, c1875.

Afro-Americans--Songs and music.
Death songs.

Baker, Charlie, arr.
Performer: Barlow, Milt G., 1843-1904. prf.
Performer: Haverly's Georgia Minstrels. prf.
F.W. Helmick (Music publisher)

Sheet Music Collection, The John Hay Library

Brown University Library Box A, Providence, RI, 02912

rpbaasm 0903

Used by permission:
Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress

The cover sheet is the only page available at Barlow Geenalogy, the entire sheet music is available by clicking on the Rare Book and Special Collection link shown above.

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