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Additional title: Can't yer koon jine? [alternative title]
Additional title: Cant yer koon jine baby. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: My ole man's a railroad man he has to shovel dirt. [first line]
Additional title: Tuxedo. Can't yer koon jine. [uniform title]
Itzel, Adam (1864-1893) (Arranger)
Marble, Ed. (1846-1900) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: Chorus arranged for four part chorus (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).
Content: On cover: The latest sensation! Introduced in "Tuxedo." Ethiopian eccentricity!
Statement of responsibility: [words] by Edward Marble ; music arranged by Adam Itzel, Jr.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 577e1130-c58e-012f-769a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Can't-yer-koon-jine?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Can't-yer-koon-jine?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). Can't-yer-koon-jine? Retrieved from

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