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Title
Larry Dooley's famous Mississippi boat song
Additional title: Mississippi boat song. [alternative title]
Additional title: Sing dat song of ribber's floating down de streams. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Steamboat a whistling for a landing wake up de nigger's a sleeping. [first line]
Names
Dumont, Frank (1849-1919) (Lyricist)
Walsh, J. (Owner)
Dooley, Larry (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: New York ; San Francisco
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons ; Zeno Mauvais Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Steamboats
African Americans -- Mississippi
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover has handwritten inscription of J. Walsh.
Content: No composer attribution.
Content: On cover: An oiriginal river song and chorus as sung by Larry Dooley.
Content: Under caption title: New Orleans.
Statement of responsibility: words by Frank Dumont.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f00c8c0-c58d-012f-9651-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Larry Dooley's famous Mississippi boat song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Larry Dooley's famous Mississippi boat song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891 - 1891). Larry Dooley's famous Mississippi boat song Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Larry Dooley's famous Mississippi boat song