From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

Kentucky babe (song)

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University of Kentucky Libraries:

Little Fine Arts Media Center - [Tintypes: original Broadway cast recording - 1999 recording]

Shellac record recording (1911) available on YouTube.


1911 recording by Adam Geibel and Richard Henry Buck available at Library of Congress. See lyrics and hear modern recording on YouTube.

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Kentucky babe (song),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 27, 2024,

Last modified: 2024-05-24 17:37:16