It 'aint no lie

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It 'aint no lie
Additional title: White folks say that the times are hard. [first line]
Helf, E. P. (Lyricist)
Helf, E. P. (Composer)
Moran, Edward P. (Composer)
Moran, Edward P. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: Cincinnati, O.
Publisher: J.C. Groene & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Peter, the Apostle, Saint
Balls (Parties)
Razor blades
Sheet music
Content: On cover: pictures of E.P. Moran; J.F. Helf.
Statement of responsibility: composed by Moran & Helf.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f3e4b70-c592-012f-79f7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "It 'aint no lie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "It 'aint no lie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). It 'aint no lie Retrieved from

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It 'aint no lie