Lookin' for a little recreation

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Title
Lookin' for a little recreation
Additional title: For dere's nuffin' at all in creation. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: What sets my pretty pickaninny singin'. [first line]
Names
Silver, J. A. (Lyricist)
Silver, J. A. (Composer)
Leavitt, H. Y. (Composer)
Leavitt, H. Y. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Leisure
African American musicians
African Americans
banjos -- 1880-1889
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Recreation.
Statement of responsibility: words by H.Y. Leavitt ; music by J.A. Silver.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 68ebf560-c593-012f-d916-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lookin' for a little recreation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f090-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lookin' for a little recreation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 21, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f090-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). Lookin' for a little recreation Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f090-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Lookin' for a little recreation