Malinda is engaged to a coon

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Title
Malinda is engaged to a coon
Additional title: Malinda is engaged to a coon, and they're going to be married very soon. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There is a little yaller gal, that lives just over yonder. [first line]
Names
Marshall, George C. (Composer)
Marshall, George C. (Lyricist)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Betrothal
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Vocal part only.
Content: Verso of music contains text parodies to two songs, "Sweet Rosie O'Grady," parody by Chris. Lane, and "My mother was a lady" by Geo. McCann.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Geo. C. Marshall.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal part (2 p.) ; 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 767bacd0-c58f-012f-256e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Malinda is engaged to a coon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-067f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Malinda is engaged to a coon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-067f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Malinda is engaged to a coon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-067f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Malinda is engaged to a coon