Miss Virginia

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Miss Virginia
Additional title: Done heard a lot 'bout some hot coons in town [First line of song]
Additional title: How I wish dat black gal was mine; she's the real thing and right in line [First line of chorus]
Irving, Bob (Composer)
Daly, Lucy (Singer)
Jefferson, Gene (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: [Chicago ; New York; [etc]
Publisher: Sol Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans -- Men -- 1890-1899
African Americans -- Women -- 1890-1899
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content : Cover illustration features well dressed lady stepping off a sidewalk; on the wall behind her are advertisements for the song.

Content : Featured on one of the illustrated advertisements: "Miss Virginia" sung with great success by Lucy Daly.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Gene Jefferson ; music by Bob Irving.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 27286520-c595-012f-7c66-58d385a7bc34
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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. "Miss Virginia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f034-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Virginia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f034-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Miss Virginia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f034-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Miss Virginia