No coon can come too black for me

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Title
No coon can come too black for me
Additional title: I've had more trouble in the last three years. [first line]
Additional title: No coon can come too black for me. [first line of chorus]
Names
Williams, George (Lyricist)
Williams, George (Composer)
Smart, Walter (Lyricist)
Smart, Walter (Composer)
Johnson, Charles (Singer)
Johnson, Dora Dean (1873?-1949) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Fighting
African Americans
African Americans -- Race identity
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Johnson and Dean.
Content: Dedication: To the "Real Coons" Williams & Walker.
Statement of responsibility: by Smart and Williams.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5bdc4b0-c593-012f-acb8-58d385a7bc34
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. "No coon can come too black for me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f252-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "No coon can come too black for me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f252-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). No coon can come too black for me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f252-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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No coon can come too black for me