Dat coon's got a soft spot for me

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Title
Dat coon's got a soft spot for me
Additional title: He's surely got a soft spot fo' me [First line of chorus]
Additional title: I's been called a hoo doo nigger since I first can recollect [First line of song]
Names
Cawthorn, Herbert (Composer)
Cawthorn, Herbert (Lyricist)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: The Rogers Bros. Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Rescues
Love songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: May Irwin's laughing coon hit.
Content: Cover design incorporates inset of photograph of May Irwin.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Herbert Cawthorn.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 61f63e10-c594-012f-eb95-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dat coon's got a soft spot for me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eca4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dat coon's got a soft spot for me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eca4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Dat coon's got a soft spot for me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eca4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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