Can't bring him back

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Names
Kollins, King (Composer)
Kollins, King (Lyricist)
Hoffmann, Max (1873-1963) (Arranger)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place Term: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Humorous songs
Runaway husbands
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Summary: In stereotyped African American dialect and humor, a woman explains her man has gone away and befriended another woman, so that he won't be returning; he reportedly fled to Canada where he became mayor of a town, but fled when he heard detectives were coming to meet him.

Content : On cover: Introduced by Miss May Irwin, in the "Sweet Miss Fitzwell" Co.

Content : Descriptive subtitle on cover: A coon delusion.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by King Kollins.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: eff71720-c591-012f-c5e9-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Can't bring him back" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Can't bring him back" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Can't bring him back Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Can't bring him back