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Composer: Rosenfeld, Monroe H.
Alternate title: Where the watermelons grow
Lyrics: Strolling out one morning (first line of text)
Down dar, down dar (first line of chorus)
Contributors: Primrose, George
Primrose & Dockstader’s Minstrels
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Publication Date: 1898
Description: Whar de watermelon’ grow / words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld.
For voice and piano.
Cover title.
First line of text: Strolling out one morning.
First line of chorus: Down dar, down dar.
At head of title: Primrose’s great watermelon song.
“As sung with Primrose and Dockstader’s Minstrels”–Cover.
Cover ill.: Watermelon in color by GE. Black & white photograph of George Primrose in blackface, signed “Yours in black”.
Ads for other songs at the bottom of p. 3-5 and back cover.
Cover ill.: Watermelon in color by GE. Black & white photograph of George Primrose in blackface, signed
“Author of ‘I don’t care if yo nebber comes back’, ‘Take back your gold’ and many famous song successes”–Cover.
On cover: 5.
Format: 1 score (5 p.) : ill., port. ; 36 cm.
Subjects: Songs with piano
African Americans–Songs and music
Watermelons
Minstrels
Chromolithographs
Portraits

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