I'm glad dat face didn't grow on me

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Title
I'm glad dat face didn't grow on me
Additional title: There's a coon in town that thinks he's out of sight 'cause he's always got a new suit of clothes [First line of song]
Additional title: Well I'm glad that face didn't grown on me [First line of chorus]
Names
Edwards, Gus (1879-1945) (Composer)
Nobriga, Vevie (Singer)
Daley, Tom (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African American men
Adultery
Ugliness
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration features caricature of African American couple surrounding photograph of Van & Nobriga.
Content: On cover: introduced and sung by Vevie Nobriga of Van & Nobriga.
Statement of responsibility: words by Tom. Daley ; music by Gus. Edwards.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d4ec26a0-c594-012f-c51b-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

  • 1879: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1945: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm glad dat face didn't grow on me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm glad dat face didn't grow on me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I'm glad dat face didn't grow on me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I'm glad dat face didn't grow on me