Ma dandy soldier coon

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Ma dandy soldier coon
Additional title: I feel so blue dat de blue shines through. [first line]
Additional title: My dandy soldier coon, in army suit. [first line of chorus]
Accooe, Will (d. 1904) (Lyricist)
Accooe, Will (d. 1904) (Composer)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African American soldiers
Military uniforms -- American
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: The Belle of Bridgeport. [musical]
Content: Music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. Sunday, Nov. 25, 1900, pp. 5-8.
Content: On cover: May Irwin [with cello].
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Will Accooe.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d0c29d10-c596-012f-640d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Ma dandy soldier coon