I'm livin' easy

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I'm livin' easy
Additional title: Time's are mighty desperate in the heart of coon town you can hardly find a fat and healthy coon [First line of song]
Jones, Irving (Composer)
Jones, Irving (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
African American men
Illiterate persons
Sheet music
Content: Cover features illustration of two African American men at a dinner table. On the table there is a turkey and wine, with more wine bottles cooling in a bucket at his feet. A servant is bringing a tray of fruit to the table.
Content: On cover: as sung by Lew Dockstader, Lottie Gilson, Barnes and Sisson, Belle Davis, Montgomery & Stone, Williams & Walker, etc...
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Irving Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d6f10f80-c594-012f-9e42-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm livin' easy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm livin' easy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I'm livin' easy Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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I'm livin' easy