Everything is Rag-time now

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Everything is Rag-time now
Additional title: A coon once went to serenade his lady, hesang her all the love songs dat he knew [First line of song]
Additional title: Don't yo' sing er play another thing but "all coons look a like t'me" [First line of chorus]
Smith, George Totten (Lyricist)
Kaiser, Robert A. (Composer)
Mack, Tom (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Hylands, Spencer & Yeager
Library locations
Music Division
Ragtime music
Content: Cover includes inset of photograph of Tom Mack.
Content: Cover design is color illustration of white man in black face playing a banjo and singing to a woman in black face looking out of her window.
Statement of responsibility: words by George Totten Smith ; music by Robert A. Kaiser.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 713a0430-c594-012f-42af-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. "Everything is Rag-time now" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Everything is Rag-time now" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 14, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Everything is Rag-time now Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Everything is Rag-time now