"Li'l Liza Jane", also known as "Little Liza Jane" and "Liza Jane", is a song dating back at least to the 1910s.
The 1918 recording with singing and banjo by Harry C.
Browne for Columbia Records helped establish the number in old time country music, although it was not the first recording of the number as has sometimes been claimed.
There’s a selection here from over 50 years of great love ballads.
100 Great Love Songs I’ve tried to separate these love songs according to categories like “Love Songs for Men”, “Love Songs for Women”, “Cheesy Love Songs” and “Love Duets”.
While the melody is not preserved in the written interview, the lyrics and their rhythm strongly suggest it was the same or very similar to the song published decades later.
The name "Liza Jane" or "Eliza Jane" was a standard female character name in minstrel shows.A good love song can be an affirmation of what the two of you feel for one another.Whatever your dating relationship or thoughts on “love” are at the moment, I bet you’ll be able to find a love song to inspire you from this list.Otis Taylor recorded a version of this song for his 2008 album "Recapturing the Banjo." An album dedicated to black musicians playing traditional blues banjo music.Also on the album are Keb' Mo', Corey Harris, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Guy Davis.Natalie Curtis Burlin's book Negro Folk-Songs, published in 1918, documents a version said to be a Negro folk song with an associated dancing game.