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Excuse me
Additional title: Down south a farmer had complained of things that went astray [First line of song]
Furth, Seymour (1877?-1932) (Composer)
Rogers, Ed (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Ed. Rogers ; Consolidated Music Publishers Association
Library locations
Music Division
African American men
African American criminals
Chickens -- United States
Sheet music
Content : Cover design includes inset of photograph of man and woman signed: Dan, "sing" Excuse Me McAvoy & May.

Content : Cover illustration shows African American male outside a barn with chicken in his hand and someone shooting at him.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Ed. Rogers ; music by Seymour Furth.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 71d64100-c594-012f-97c5-58d385a7bc34
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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. "Excuse me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Excuse me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2015.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Excuse me