Linger longer, Loo

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Linger longer, Loo
Additional title: Go to sleep my little picaninny, Brer' Fox 'll catch you if yo' don't. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I's a little Alabama Coon! And I hasn't been born very long. [first line]
Raymond, Frances (1869-1961) (Singer)
Starr, Hattie (Lyricist)
Starr, Hattie (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Edward Schuberth & Co. ; E. Ascherberg & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Sheet music
Content: Chorus is repeated by four-part unaccompanied chorus.
Content: On cover: as sung by Miss Frankie M. Raymond in Aladdin Jr. a Tale of a Wonderful Lamp as presented by Henderson's American Extravaganza [Co.].
Statement of responsibility: words by Willie Younge ; music by Sidney Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9462f640-c58e-012f-f0b9-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1869: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Linger longer, Loo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Linger longer, Loo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 29, 2017.

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Linger longer, Loo