Ain't dat lovin'?

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Ain't dat lovin'?
Additional title: Now aint dat lovin', aint dat lovin'. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There's a very funny coon in town. [first line]
Bowman, Elmer (Lyricist)
Johns, Al (1878-1928) (Composer)
Johnson, Carroll (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Money -- United States
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: On cover: An African American couple the man holding the woman's foot. [caricature]
Content: On cover: Photograph of Carroll Johnson in blackface.
Statement of responsibility: words by Elmer Bowman ; music by Al. Johns.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 97873390-c597-012f-4504-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Ain't dat lovin'?