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Title
I won't play second fiddle to no yaller gal
Additional title: I'll get mad, I'll get bad, wid dat man o' mine [First line of song]
Names
Standish, Joseph W. (Lyricist)
Silberberg, J. A. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Jealousy
Adultery
Asian American women
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover illustration features caricature of an angry looking African American woman facing an African American man who is smoking a cigarette.
Statement of responsibility: words by Jos. W. Standish ; music by J.A. Silberberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba640230-c594-012f-7776-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I won't play second fiddle to no yaller gal" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I won't play second fiddle to no yaller gal" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I won't play second fiddle to no yaller gal Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I won't play second fiddle to no yaller gal