All I wants is ma chickens

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Names
McIntosh, Tom, Mrs. (Singer)
Deas, Lawrence (Composer)
Wilson (Composer)
Deas, Lawrence (Lyricist)
Wilson (Lyricist)
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 American farmers
African Americans -- Men -- South Carolina -- 1800-1899
Contests
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design depicts African-American man, possibly the thief of the song, walking out of a barn holding two chickens with two chickens walking around him, on a blue background.

Content : On cover: The great chicken song!! A great cackling coon song.

Content : Cover design includes photograph of "The famous contralto Mrs. Tom McIntosh."

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Deas and Wilson.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 427456d0-c594-012f-1a2c-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-ecca-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 July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecca-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-ecca-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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All I wants is ma chickens