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Mandy from Mandalay
Additional title: I don't make bluffs like other coons a windyin' [First line of chorus]
Additional title: You've heard about dese coons a winnin' yaller gals [First line of song]
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Women -- Burma
African American sailors
Sheet music
Content : Cover illustrations feature one drawing of an African American sailor speaking with a woman dressed in African clothes. The second illustration features the same man and woman now dressed in elegant Western clothes walking together in a city.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 184a6970-c595-012f-b60a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mandy from Mandalay" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mandy from Mandalay" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2015.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Mandy from Mandalay Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Mandy from Mandalay