Honey you'se more dan won me, cast dem big eyes upon me. [first line of chorus]

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Names
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Irwin, Flora (1858 or 9-1930) (Singer)
Maxwell, Wm. H. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes photograph of Flora Irwin. Cover also includes a drawings of a blackface man in top hat, and a drawing of a blackface woman with blackface child.

Content : Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom right: Saalfield's, 160 Broadway.

Content : Dedication above caption title: To our friend Wm. H. Maxwell.

Content : Rear cover contains a list advertisement for coon songs published by M. Witmark & Sons.

Content : On cover: Publisher's name flanked by two emblems adorned with beehives; underneath each emblem is the motto "Success is work."

Content : Descriptive title below caption title: A coon love song.

Content : On cover: Flora Irwin's great coon songs...sung by her with unequalled success in Gentleman Joe at the Bijou Theatre, N. Y. under the direction of Rudolph Aronson.

Statement of Responsibility: [words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 3ee3bc00-c590-012f-4060-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Honey you'se more dan won me, cast dem big eyes upon me. [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15b2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Honey you'se more dan won me, cast dem big eyes upon me. [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15b2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). Honey you'se more dan won me, cast dem big eyes upon me. [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15b2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Honey you'se more dan won me, cast dem big eyes upon me. [first line of chorus]