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Buttin' in
Additional title: By buttin' in, buttin' in, I got myself in trouble. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'm standin' on the corner, feelin' just a little spry. [first line]
Shaw & Dixon (Lyricist)
Shaw & Dixon (Composer)
Murray, Elizabeth M. (Singer)
Piever, Geo. H. (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser ; Maurice Richmond Music Co. Inc.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Gambling -- United States
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Photograph of Elizabeth M. Murray[?].
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to our friend Geo. H. Piever, Chicago, Ill.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Shaw & Dixon.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b8f4a720-c597-012f-c687-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Buttin' in