I wonder what is that coon's game

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Title
I wonder what is that coon's game
Additional title: Ev'ry coon in Coontown's feeling might funny. [first line]
Additional title: I wonder what is that coon's game, the way he spends money it is a shame. [first line of chorus]
Names
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Composer)
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Lyricist)
Johnson, Billy (1858-1916) (Composer)
Johnson, Billy (1858-1916) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans
Rich people
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Color printed in pink and green.
Content: Rear cover contains a list of songs by Bob Cole and Billy Johnson.
Content: On cover: coon song and chorus.
Statement of responsibility: by Bob Cole and Billy Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 86f36ed0-c58e-012f-a7f6-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1868: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I wonder what is that coon's game" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I wonder what is that coon's game" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). I wonder what is that coon's game Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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I wonder what is that coon's game