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's a bad days for coons. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There is a certain day that's in the eyear, all coons should not forget. [first line]
Names
Jones, Irving (Composer)
Glasson, Fred (Owner)
Dockstader, Lew. (1856-1924) (Singer)
Bloom, Sol (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Copyright Date: 1891
Publisher: Sol Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Blackface entertainers
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung by Lew Dockstader in Primrose & Dockstader's Mammouth Minstrels. Published by permission of Sol Bloom, owner of copyright.
Content: Printed as part of the New york Journal Advertiser, Sunday, Sept. 8, 1901.
Content: Blind stamp of upper right hand corner of cover: Fred Glasson, Fred Library, 344 Dewey Avenue, Lakewood, N.J.
Content: Cover contains a photograph of Lew Dockstader gesticulating in blackface.
Statement of responsibility: composed by Irving Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bfec95c0-c58d-012f-e884-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Copyright date
  • 1891: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "St. Patrick's Day is a bad day for coons" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edeb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "St. Patrick's Day is a bad day for coons" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edeb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891). St. Patrick's Day is a bad day for coons Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-edeb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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