Bon ton fusileers

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Bon ton fusileers
Additional title: No use talkin' beat them walkin'? No, sir! can't be done! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Why is every colored person smiling so serene. [first line]
Fagan, Barney (Lyricist)
Fagan, Barney (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray ; Howard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African American musicians
Marches (Voice with piano)
Sheet music
Content: On cover: drawing of African American marching band.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Barney Fagan.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0812f1b0-c58f-012f-cbb3-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bon ton fusileers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bon ton fusileers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 27, 2017.

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Bon ton fusileers