After what he done to me: a coon rhapsody

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Title
After what he done to me: a coon rhapsody
Additional title: I'll make dat niggah get busy, I'll make him hard to catch [First line of chorus]
Additional title: I'se mighty wild and wooly and am dreadful hard to curry [First line of song]
Names
Northrup, Theo A. (Composer)
Ravell, Nellie Smith (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Gambling
African Americans -- Punishment & torture
African Americans
African Americans -- Men
African Americans -- Women -- 1890-1899
Interpersonal conflict
Desertion
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover design includes photograph of Nellie Smith Ravell in portrait
Statement of responsibility: words by Nellie Smith Ravel [Ravell]; music by Theo. A. Northrup.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3fc3faf0-c594-012f-ddc3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "After what he done to me: a coon rhapsody" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "After what he done to me: a coon rhapsody" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). After what he done to me: a coon rhapsody Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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After what he done to me: a coon rhapsody