All I wants is ma chickens

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Names
Wilson (Lyricist)
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Singer)
Deas, Lawrence (Lyricist)
Wilson (Composer)
Rosenberg, G. M. (Arranger)
Deas, Lawrence (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Chickens
African Americans -- Men -- South Carolina -- 1800-1899
Contests
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design depicts African-American man, possibly the thief in the song, walking out of a barn holding two chickens with two chickens walking around him, on a red background.

Content : Cover design includes photograph of Bob Cole.

Content : On cover: sung with great sucess by Bob Cole of Cole & Johnson, with A Trip to Coon-Town Co.

Content : Stamped on lower right hand corner of cover: Saalfield's, 1160 Broadway.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Deas and Wilson.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 41ae44a0-c594-012f-c7d5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "All I wants is ma chickens" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "All I wants is ma chickens" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). All I wants is ma chickens Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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All I wants is ma chickens