Why don't you get a lady of your own

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Title
Why don't you get a lady of your own
Additional title: Sam Johnson was a suitor for Miss Maria's hand. [first line]
Additional title: Why don't you get a lady of your own? [first line of chorus]
Names
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Lyricist)
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Composer)
Walker, George (1873-1911) (Lyricist)
Walker, George (1873-1911) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Betrayal
African Americans
Male friendship
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: An african american couple being spoken to by another man [cartoon].
Content: On cover: Williams and Walker.
Statement of responsibility: by William and Walker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2a579ec0-c594-012f-f842-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Why don't you get a lady of your own" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Why don't you get a lady of your own" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). Why don't you get a lady of your own Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Why don't you get a lady of your own