My lady's lips am like de honey


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My lady's lips am like de honey

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Title:
My lady's lips am like de honey for four-part chorus of mixed voices a cappella
Creator:
Cook, Will Marion
Johnson, James Weldon
Place of Publication:
New York
Publisher:
G. Schirmer
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English

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Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) -- African American sheet music ( lcsh )

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University of South Florida
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University of South Florida
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The University of South Florida Libraries believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries.
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030336277 ( ALEPH )
54192311 ( OCLC )
A65-00026 ( USFLDC DOI )
a65.26 ( USFLDC Handle )

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G. SCHIRMER'S SECULAR CHORUSES fto. 622\ JMp JLabp' g JLtpg am JLtke be .for of .:fflixeb Voices t 1ao1Jton S@ueic ei:o.

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G. S. 8'-':.0 Choruses Price 1 N o.6221. My Lady's Lips am Like de Honey iO cents net Four-J>art Chorus for Mixed Voices Words by J. Weldon Johnson Slowly, with marked rhythm Will Marion Cook J II .U SOPRANO p ' ' -. --" -tJ -.. -... I I -1. Breeze a-sigh in' an' a blow-in', South-em suin-mer night; II .u ALTO 2. Bird a-whist-tin' an' a-sway-in' In de live-oak tree; "" . -. . --. --w-t) .. .. 1 -H -1. Breeze a-sis-h-in' an' a-blow-in', South-em suin-mer night, II .u TENOR 2. Bird a-wh1s t-lin' an' a-sway-in' In -de tree, ,.,.. ---. -TI-TI I I r I I r I r r 1. Breeze a-sigh-in' ' a blow-in', South-em sum-mer night; an BAS S 2. Biid a-whist-lin' an' a-sway-in' In de live-oak tree; ,.,.. -.. --. -1 r I -r ..__.... 1. Breeze a-sigh-in' an' a blow-in', South-em sum-mer night; II .U .;. 2. Bird a-whistlin' an' a-sway-in' Ir de live-oak tree; ' --:. ---" " " " , . "--. tJ •: I 1 • 1 . I I i 'V I D )1 i l poc o rit. p Fo r r e h ear1l onl ---J .J Ji . I J j) J. J( --. -.. ----, _ -:. ---v -. , _ [) r r ,. -I II .u -------. .. --" w t) I I I -Stars a -gleam in' an' a -glow -in', II .U -Seem to me he keep a -say -in': . . . ---------tJ --tt• .. -fl'-1 I. --su:::n-mer night; Stars a-geam-m' a -an' a glow -in', De A.u in de oak tree; Seem to me h1e keep a -say -in': 'Jes' ---.. . ---,, " . tJ I r I I I -Stars a -gleam in' a -an' a -glow -in', De -Seem to me he keep a -say -in': ''.Jes' " . ---.. '--' I I r I I ' r -Stars a -gleam in' an' a glow in; De -Seem to me he keep a -say -in': '1es' .u l --.. _ " . ----t) 11• .. " J I II I v I I J l J v ....., ..J_ 1i ..J_ ..b. J ---IJC.'e -. -----" . 258 77 Copyrigltt , 1915, by G. Schirmer

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2 > -----------w . ltJ I I r Moon jes' shin-in' right. Strol-Iin' like de lov-ers do-"Kiss dat gal fo' me!" Look heah,Mis-ter Mockin' bird, > --" -----_ , -ltJ I ,. if-'--moon jes' shin -'in' right. Strol liti like de lov-ers do,_ kiss dat gal fo' me! " Look heah,Mis-ter Mockin' bird, ll .u ll I > ------,_ " -----It.I r r r r moon jes' shin-in' right. Strol-lin' like de lov-ers do , _ kiss dat gal fo' me! " Look heah,Mis-ter Mockin ' bird , .. 11 ,u_ -.it-"'--> --. --,. -M----" -,. u --. -. -' Strol-lin' like . r I . , moon jes' shin-in' right. De moon jes' shin-in' right. de lov-ers do_ kiss dat gal fo' me! Jes kiss dat gal fo' mei" Look heah,Mis-ter Mockin' bird, II .U I l I l u •••• f) I I I II .. >---1 _J -.Q ....--11 .. i1... :;:--..... .. ... .. .. . >-. :;:. :. ' v J .u ' -----:tJ r r r -, -de lane wid Lin -dy Lou._ Gwine to take you at yd word!_ ll .u l . . ----n -f) -., -.........:_,,,-wid r --Jes' like de lov -ers do,_ 'Long de Lin -dy Lou,_ -Now look heah, Mis -ter Gwine to take you at yo' wordL ll I I ------ltl r flke r -----Jes' de lov -ers do,__ 'Long de lane wid Lin -dy -Now look heah, Mis -ter Gwine to take you at y
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I ,U ---tJ -.u a.I --.u --.. tJ --,..... -.. ----_u., -.. tJ '-'I" ,.......Q .... _ .. -.. a -I'm "'"" l ----------A r r r . r Hon-ey on . her lips to waste,-If I meets a Wa -ter -loo,_ I . ' . ------" ----------r -1'1'-.._ 1'1'-long de lane wid Lou._ Hon ey on her lips to waste,_ gwine to take yo' word! If I meets a Wa -ter -loo,_ .. ---------.. r r r r r Hon ey on her lips to waste, _ If I m eets a Wa -ter -loo,_ ---Hon -ey on her lips to wast e , _ If I meets a Wa -ter -loo,_ . -" -MA . .. -i "J f "r I I y w jtJ 1 1 _J j---n v I 2nd verse only I 'Spec' to steal a taste---...,.--Gwine to blame it all on you. _____ _ gwine to was e, 'Spec' I'segwine to steal a Wa-ter -loo,,... Gwine to blame it all on taste. ______ _ you. ______ _ de hon -eygwineto waste, 'Spec' I'segwine to steal a I meets a Wa-ter -loo,_ Gwine to blame it all on taste.----)UU. ------'Spec' I'segwine to steal a Gwine to blame it all on taste, to steal a you, it all on taste. you. ------!!='\\;,/ 'l!W. 25877

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my hon-ey, __ My Oh! my La dy' s lip s _ am l i ke d e hon-hon ey, My Oh! my La -dy's li p s _ am l i k e d e hon -hon ey, My Oh! my La -d y's lips_ am like de hon-ey, __ M y rose, ___ _ Arr J__ am jes' like d e J__ am jes' like de La-dy's lips am like de rose , like de rose, An J__ am jes' like de > La-dys lips am like de rose, like de rose, An I am jes' like d e > > J 1 2.5877

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5 _ > l ..., .a I I . ---------A O t.I r r r r r -be e a buz -zin ' roun l>e flow -er where de nee -tah gro ws; ..., .a > -. . -" . . ----------tJ ---bee a -buz -zin rourl De flow -er where d e nee -tah growl!!, l.l -> ---u ---------u --tJ r I r r r r ' r r ' r r bee a buz -Zitr roun' De flow -er where de nee -tah grows, " --k • • --. . ------------\ r I r r r r r r r r r bee a -buz -Zin roun' De flow er where d e nee -tab grows, .<'1.11 I I I -> I --. tJ -v I r--1'-1'-.. .. 1'-1'-.. .. Lb 1 J--j L '-" --\ --I > ) ..., .a I . . --tJ 7 .. .,--Lit tle La -d y's lips-'d ey s mil e s o II .a . ---tJ .,--.:.._,..• -'IT--nee -tah grows; Lit tle La -d y's li ps_ dey smile so -----,,_ --------" ",, tJ r I ' r r r r I r r r r r nee -tab grows; Lit -tle La dy's lips_ dey smile so -,,-... -. . --,,_ -------r r r r r r r -nee -tah grows; Lit -tle La dy's lips_ d ey smile so II .a tJ ;:, ---v I v v "V v v " I D-----P " . l ---Ji itJ Ji ., ti.b J) Ji J 1'1'-. -" " ' -v v v v I 2!; 877

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6 tempt-in:_ __ Lil' La-dy's teeth sowhite d ey shine, ___ _ Lil'_ '--"' tempt-in! (oh my!) Lil' La-dy's teeth so white dey shine, white dey shine, shine, ___ _ Lil' La-dys teeth sowhite dey shine, ___ _ J H > La-dy's . lips so tan-ta -1i zin', Oh, my La-dy's lips so close to mine, > ....__,. La-dy's lips so tan-ta -1i zin', Oh, my La-dy's lips so close to mine, zin', Oh, my La-dy's lips so close to mine, zin', Oh, my La-dy's lips so close to 25877

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'i J . --. --. -----v tJ I I I r -I I my La dy's lips so close to ---rA -.., -I '------'-'-......__;!' my La dy's lips so close_ to __ .11 ---------" v tJ r r my La dy's lips so close to -J1 _ L_ ..--. . . ----n .. ' I I -mine, so close to mine, my_ La dy's lips so close to .11 -----" r .._,, ,,..___ • q • r r t f • " c ---,_ -----.. r ---J lh 11. i I .2. (:'. i .. --.. . -.. -, --tJ -mine! Oh! my mine, so close to mine! (:'. -. .. -.. ' -... . ' " ... n n -.. t.J ---.J' --... -mine, so close to mine! Oh! my mine, so close to mine! .11 (:'. -. -. -. t.J r r r r ' ' r mine! Oh! my mine, so close to mine! .. (:'. --. --... . -... .. -.. -.. -r r r mine, so close to mine! Oh! my mine, so close to mine! 11. i I 2. I : ::. -tJ L r • • -v Ji ., ., ., ., . ,:; -: •r -p '----J -p 25877


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