Malinda is engaged to a coon

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Title
Malinda is engaged to a coon
Additional title: Malinda is engaged to a coon, and they're going to be married very soon. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Railroad ticket. Malinda is engaged to a coon. [uniform title]
Additional title: There is a little yaller gal, that lives just over yonder. [first line]
Names
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Copyright holder)
Marshall, George C. (Composer)
Waters, Hattie (Singer)
Marshall, George C. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Poor African Americans
Betrothal
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Hattie Waters.
Content: On cover: As now sung by Miss Hattie Waters in the most successful farce comedy "A railroad ticket."
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Geo. C. Marshall.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76f50050-c58f-012f-2fa8-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1954: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Malinda is engaged to a coon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0680-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Malinda is engaged to a coon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0680-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Malinda is engaged to a coon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0680-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Malinda is engaged to a coon