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Title
Dancing on the Mississippi landing
Additional title: Then the girls they gather up their skirts, just so! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There's a steamer gently puffing on the surface of the river. [first line]
Names
Kavanaugh, Addison (Lyricist)
Kavanaugh, Addison (Composer)
Vassar, Queenie (1870-1960) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Publisher: Addison Kavanaugh
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Mississippi River
Night
African Americans -- Mississippi
Banjos
African Americans
Flirting
Man-woman relationships
Dancing -- United States -- 1901-1910
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Music supplement of the New York Journal and American, Sunday, Dec. 15, 1901 - pages 5-8.

Content : On cover: A woman sitting on a fence playing the banjo. [first line]

Content : On cover: Photograph of Queenie Vassar.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Addison Kavanaugh.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: cf09e970-c597-012f-2fad-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Dancing on the Mississippi landing