Make room for me

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Make room for me
Additional title: A committee of the gay and festive class 'mong the colored aristocracy. [first line]
Additional title: Make room for me. [first line of chorus]
Fagan, Barney (Lyricist)
Fagan, Barney (Composer)
Hawkins, Lew (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Cakewalk (Dance)
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Lew Hawkins in blackface.
Content: Descriptive subtitle: Coon song.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Barney Fagan.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6fec30c0-c593-012f-c2ba-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Make room for me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Make room for me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016.

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Make room for me