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SALLY COME UP.

RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED TO DAVE REED.

Dave Reed in his Celebrated Song & dance, of "Sally Come up," as performed every evening with

BUCKLEY’S

SERENADERS.

SCHOTTISCH

COMPOSED AND ARRANGED BY

SONG.


FREDERICK BUCKLEY.

PRANG. & CO. LITH. BOSTON.

BOSTON 3
 

PUBLISHED BY RUSSELL & PATTEE, 108 TREMONT ST.

 


ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1862 BY RUSSELL & PATTEE IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE AT THE DISTRICT COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Minstrel shows were a popular form of entertainment from the 1840s to the 1890s. These shows contained stereotypical impersonations of African Americans by white men who blackened their faces and hands with burnt cork. The song "Sally Come Up" was originally published in 1859 in England, where minstrel shows were very popular. Dave Reed (1830-1906), who was a popular performer in minstrel shows here in America, obtained a copy of the song and created a song and dance act that played to rave reviews. The act was seen by Frederick Buckley, who hired him to perform with Buckley's Serenaders. The Buckley brothers, G. Swaine, R. Bishop, and Frederick, were well known minstrel performers who, after a successful tour in Europe in 1860, settled in Boston. Frederick was the leader of the orchestra, violin soloist, composer and arranger. This cover is dedicated to Dave Reed, who, when it was published in 1862, performed the song and dance every night with the Serenaders. It states that Frederick Buckley composed and arranged the song, but he most likely only did the arranging, since the song originated in England.

 

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"Sally Come Up"

creator   Frederick Buckley
date   1862
location   Boston, Massachusetts
height   14.0"
width   10.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Communication/Poetry/Ballad/Song
accession #   #L01.108


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