You said a-plenty

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

View this item elsewhere:

You said a-plenty
Additional title: If a coon ever had any cause to complain, I must be it. [first line]
Additional title: You said a-plenty and ma heart is fancy free. [first line of chorus]
Sharpe, Wm. B. (Dedicatee)
Mayhew, Stella (d. 1934) (Singer)
Remington, Earle (Lyricist)
Gillespie, Arthur (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Blackface entertainers
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Stella Mayhew.
Content: Dedication: Dedicated to Wm. B Sharpe, Sheridan Club Chicago..
Statement of responsibility: words by Earle Remington ; music by Arthur Gillespie.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8c2474a0-c597-012f-63cf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
We believe that this item has no known US copyright restrictions. The item may be subject to rights of privacy, rights of publicity and other restrictions. 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

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You said a-plenty" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You said a-plenty" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 28, 2017.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). You said a-plenty Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url= | title= (notated music) You said a-plenty, (1900 - 1900) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=March 28, 2017 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

You said a-plenty