All coons look alike to me

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Title
All coons look alike to me
Additional title: All coons look alike to me, I've got another beau, you see. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Talk about a coon a having trouble, I think I have enough of ma own. [first line]
Names
Hogan, Ernest (1865-1909) (Composer)
Hoffmann, Max (1873-1963) (Arranger)
Hogan, Ernest (1865-1909) (Lyricist)
Collection

Published music

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: The New York Public Library
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-303
Topics
African Americans
Blackface entertainers
Separation (Psychology)
Ragtime music
Genres
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Notes
Content: First line of chorus: All coons look alike to me.
Content: First line of text: Talk about a coon a having trouble.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Introduced with great success by May Irwin, in the 'Widow Jones Co.'--Top of cover.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: On cover: May Irwin's new coon song hits...sung by her in the successful comedy "Courted into court." Includes a photograph of May Irwin with a reproduction of her signature.
Content: On last page of music: Choice chorus, with Negro rag" accompaniment, arr. by Max Hoffmann.
Content: On p. 4 [i.e. 6]: Choice chorus, with Negro "rag" accompaniment, arr. by Max Hoffmann.
Content: Page [2] contains advertisement for a list of coon songs.
Content: Summary: The narrator is upset because his girlfriend has abandoned him, claiming he looks like all others. He's unaware if he treated her poorly.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Ernest Hogan.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C772
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14654732
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6b1a020-c641-012f-de1d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1896: Created
  • 1909: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "All coons look alike to me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ffc6b33-b378-797a-e040-e00a18062dd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "All coons look alike to me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ffc6b33-b378-797a-e040-e00a18062dd0

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). All coons look alike to me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ffc6b33-b378-797a-e040-e00a18062dd0

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All coons look alike to me