Can't lose me, Charlie

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Can't lose me, Charlie
Additional title: Ey yer can't lose me, Charlie, deed yer can't lose me, Charlie. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I got a heap of trouble now, here of late. [first line]
Miller, Harry S. (Composer)
Miller, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Conroy and Fox (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Male friendship
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Harry S. Miller's big "hit" now being sung by Julie Mackey, Conroy and Fox, Donnelly and Girard, Lillian Harper, Vernona Jarbeau, Lillie Beach, and many others.
Content: Cover contains stamp of dealer: Kornder, 437 Fulton St., B'klyn [New York].
Content: Cover contains full-length photograph of Conroy and Fox dressed in top hats, shaking hands.
Content: On page [5]: Harry S. Miller's latest Negro absurdity.
Content: Page [5] contains texts for 6 additional verses and choruses.
Statement of responsibility: [words and music by] Harry S. Miller.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 56d9ebc0-c58e-012f-c2d7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Can't lose me, Charlie