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

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Title
A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band
Additional title: A band contest which was pulled off way down south brought out coon talent from most ev'ry where [First line of song]
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: 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bbe0d70-c594-012f-2fc2-58d385a7bc34
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. "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

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 September 25, 2016. 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

Wikipedia Citation

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