Little Alabama coon

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Title
Little Alabama coon
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]
Names
Starr, Hattie (Lyricist)
Starr, Hattie (Composer)
Raymond, Frances (1869-1961) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Willis Woodward & Co. ; Charles Heard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans
Lullabies
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover, printed in dark purle and green, contains a photograph of Frankie M. Raymond wearing a straw hat.
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.
Content: Repetition of chorus arranged for 4 voices without piano accompaniment.
Content: Cover contains signatures of previous owners: (at upper right) Francis Kirly and (at lower right) ? Goodwood.
Statement of responsibility: by Hattie Starr.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 95d87c50-c58e-012f-6c32-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Little Alabama coon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f40b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Little Alabama coon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f40b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). Little Alabama coon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f40b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Little Alabama coon