Library division & collection with this item:

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Let me bring my clothes back home
Additional title: A burly coon you know who had to take his clothes and go came back last night. [first line]
Additional title: Oh my little baby don't you make me go. [first line of chorus]
Names
Jones, Irving (Lyricist)
Jones, Irving (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Poor African Americans
Pleading (Begging)
African Americans -- Race identity
Passing (Identity)
Rejection (Psychology)
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Man on his knees pleading with a woman.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Irving Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 61b19810-c593-012f-31d9-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Let me bring my clothes back home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Let me bring my clothes back home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 24, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). Let me bring my clothes back home Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (notated music) Let me bring my clothes back home, (1898 - 1898) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=January 24, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Let me bring my clothes back home