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Title
The laughing coon
Additional title: Oh! it's ha! ha! ha! and its yah! yah! yah! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There's a jolly little coon, and he's always on a grin. [first line]
Names
Skelly, J. P. (Joseph P.) (1853-1895) (Composer)
Cooper, George (1840-1927) (Lyricist)
Saalfield, Richard A. (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Place: New York
Publisher: Richard A. Saalfield
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Laughter
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Chorus is labeled: Laughing chorus.
Content: Cover has decorative border.
Statement of responsibility: [music] by J.P. Skelly ; [words by George Cooper].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9faa12f0-c58d-012f-2bf8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1895: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The laughing coon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edbd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The laughing coon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edbd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891). The laughing coon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edbd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The laughing coon