Darktown is out to-night

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Darktown is out to-night
Additional title: Hey dere, Sal come on, gal, jine dis promenade. [first line]
Additional title: Warm coons a prancin'. [first line of chorus]
Cook, Will Marion (Composer)
Cook, Will Marion (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
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Music Division
African Americans
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle: Clorindy, or, The origin of the cake walk.
Content: On cover: African-American couple walking on the street (cartoon); train; people; carriages.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Will. Marion.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6b97d40-c592-012f-8538-58d385a7bc34
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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. "Darktown is out to-night" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f143-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Darktown is out to-night" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f143-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). Darktown is out to-night Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f143-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Darktown is out to-night