St. Patrick's day is a bad day for coons

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Title
St. Patrick's day is a bad day for coons
Additional title: St. Patrick's day is a bad day for coons. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There's a certain day that's in the year. [first line]
Names
Dockstader, Lew. (1856-1924) (Singer)
Jones, Irving (Lyricist)
Jones, Irving (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Publisher: Sol Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Irish Americans
African Americans
Fighting -- United States
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Photograph of Lew. Dockstader in blackface.
Content: Music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. Sunday, Sept. 8, 1901 - pages 5-8.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Irving Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0d23cc60-c599-012f-09ba-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Publisher
  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1924: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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St. Patrick's day is a bad day for coons