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Title
Coon, coon, coon
Additional title: Although it's not my color, I'm feeling mighty blue. [first line]
Additional title: Coon! Coon! Coon! I wish my color would fade. [first line of chorus]
Names
Jefferson, Gene (Lyricist)
Leonard, Eddie (1875-1941) (Singer)
Friedman, Leo (1869-1927) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Sol. Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Doves
African Americans
African Americans -- Race identity
Passing (Identity)
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Eddie Leonard.
Statement of responsibility: words by Gene Jefferson ; music by Leo Friedman.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 20721fb0-c596-012f-886d-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

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Coon, coon, coon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Coon, coon, coon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). Coon, coon, coon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Coon, coon, coon