Two lovely black eyes

November 25, 1893
Not so very long ago, and before the advent in the streets of certain choice melodies, which need not be quoted by name, a song, called “Two Lovely Black Eyes,” was popularly sung in Liverpool and other large centres. In a very informing and curious article in the New Quarterly Musical Review, Mr. S.J. Adair Fitzgerald quotes the following, to show that there is nothing new in the world: –

Two black eyes
(Source: Liverpool Mercury: November 25, 1893)

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