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Title
I can't see ma money go dat a-way
Additional title: Have you ever had a wife, that could spend more than you make [First line of song]
Names
Bivins, Nathan (Composer)
Bivins, Nathan (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: William Pilling
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Marriage -- United States
Marital conflict
Home economics
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover illustration features an African American couple. The woman is showing off her dress and the man looks bewildered.
Content: Dedicated to Billy McClain.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Nathan Bivins.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a6260ae0-c594-012f-4103-58d385a7bc34
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 can't see ma money go dat a-way" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I can't see ma money go dat a-way" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I can't see ma money go dat a-way Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I can't see ma money go dat a-way