I want a real coon, handsome genteel coon. [first line of chorus]

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Names
Lamb, Arthur J. (1870-1928) (Lyricist)
Adler, Bernard (Composer)
Le Clair, Lea (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place Term: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: Windsor Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Courtship
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Desire
Interpersonal conflict
Fashion
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Purcell and Maynard.

Content : On cover: African-American in tuxedo, with monocle and cane.

Content : Dedicated to Miss Lea Le Clair.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Arthur J. Lamb ; music by Bernard Adler.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 37328a70-c593-012f-c715-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1928: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I want a real coon, handsome genteel coon. [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I want a real coon, handsome genteel coon. [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). I want a real coon, handsome genteel coon. [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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I want a real coon, handsome genteel coon. [first line of chorus]