I thought I was a winner, or Oh, I don't know

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Title
I thought I was a winner, or Oh, I don't know
Additional title: I had a girl and her name was Pearl, I tho't her heart was mine. [first line]
Additional title: Well, I don't know you're not so swell there's other gents as fine as you. [first line of chorus]
Names
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Composer)
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Chicago
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Dogs
Humorous songs
Flirting
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Descriptive subtitle: comic song and refrain with coon parody.

Content : On cover: picture of Bert A. Williams

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Bert A. Williams.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 412504f0-c591-012f-627b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I thought I was a winner, or Oh, I don't know" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I thought I was a winner, or Oh, I don't know" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 14, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). I thought I was a winner, or Oh, I don't know Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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I thought I was a winner, or Oh, I don't know