Wow, wow, wow, I ain't got no friends or family now

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Names
Herrmann, George (Lyricist)
Ward, Chas. B. (Composer)
Dupre, Janet (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Chas. B. Ward Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Separation (Psychology)
African American men
African American women
Humorous songs
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator, an African American woman, describes meeting Sam and going for a date; she entrusts money to Sam, but he runs away and leaves her penniless.

Content : Cover includes photograph of Janet Dupre with the caption: Introduced by Janet Dupre.

Content : Dealer's stamp on p. 3: E. Rueffer, music publisher, importer of and dealer in musical merchandise, no. 109 First Avenue, between 6th and 7th Streets, New York.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by George Herrmann ; music by Chas. B. Ward.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: ddd7d360-c595-012f-8045-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Wow, wow, wow, I ain't got no friends or family now" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef43-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Wow, wow, wow, I ain't got no friends or family now" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef43-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Wow, wow, wow, I ain't got no friends or family now Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef43-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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