A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band

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Names
Coe, Edward (Singer)
Pryor, Arthur (1870-1942) (Composer)
Pryor, Arthur (1870-1942) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: The Bell Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Brass bands
Trombones
African American musicians
Ghosts -- United States -- 1800-1899
Murder
Contests
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Depicted on cover: caricature of African American musician playing a trombone with 4 other smaller caricatures of African American males. Insert of photograph of Edward Coe.

Content : On cover: sung with great success by Edward Coe of the "American Musical Three."

Statement of Responsibility: By Arthur Pryor.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 5bbe0d70-c594-012f-2fc2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec9b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec9b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec9b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A coon band contest, or,  The tune that won the ham for that coon band