I wonder what is that coon's game, the way he spends money it is a shame. [first line of chorus]

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Names
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Composer)
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Lyricist)
Johnson, Billy (1858-1916) (Composer)
Johnson, Billy (1858-1916) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Rich people
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Color printed in pink and green.

Content : Rear cover contains a list of songs by Bob Cole and Billy Johnson.

Content : On cover: coon song and chorus.

Statement of Responsibility: By Bob Cole and Billy Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 86f36ed0-c58e-012f-a7f6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1868: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I wonder what is that coon's game, the way he spends money it is a shame. [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I wonder what is that coon's game, the way he spends money it is a shame. [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). I wonder what is that coon's game, the way he spends money it is a shame. [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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I wonder what is that coon's game, the way he spends money it is a shame. [first line of chorus]