1906 RACIST SONG LYRICS

Racism

DSC00724This sheet music from 1906 is titled “Carry Me Back To Old Virginny”.  Cover art is a famous painting showing a plantation scene.  A portion of the lyrics say “There’s where the old darkey’s heart am long’d to go.  That’s where I labor’d so.  There’s where this old darkey’s life will pass away.  Massa and missis have…”

The date printed on the sheet music says 1906; someone has written 1921 in pencil at the top.

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