Ain't dat a shame

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Title
Ain't dat a shame
Additional title: Ain't dat a shame, a measly shame. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: One dark and stormy night, the rain was falling fast. [first line]
Names
Queen, John (Lyricist)
Wilson, Walter (Composer)
Lawson, Lillie (Singer)
Hennessey, Goosie (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser ; Maurice Richmond Music Co. Inc.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Despair
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Regret
Interpersonal conflict
Desertion
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dedication on cover: To my niece - Miss Goosie Hennessey.
Content: On cover: Lillie Lawson.
Content: On cover: An African American man with his hand in pocket. [caricature]
Statement of responsibility: words by John Queen ; music by Walter Wilson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 935d04e0-c597-012f-ec6e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ain't dat a shame" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c753534-0416-e7bc-e040-e00a180621a2

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ain't dat a shame" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c753534-0416-e7bc-e040-e00a180621a2

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Wikipedia Citation

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