Mammy's little sleepy coon

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Mammy's little sleepy coon
Additional title: Don't you hear de owls a hootin' wid dere hoo! hoo! hoo!
Additional title: Oh, come ma little, baby, get in yo' mammy's lap. [first line]
Tobin, Lotta Navarro (Singer)
Tobin, Fitz Roy K. (Singer)
Jansen, Ben (Composer)
Goodall, Wm. Richard (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Hugo V. Schlam
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Lullabies -- United States
Mothers & children
Sheet music
Content: On cover: The Tobins: African American mother and child.
Statement of responsibility: words by Richard Goodall ; music by Ben Jansen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d8252710-c596-012f-93b4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mammy's little sleepy coon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900.

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Mammy's little sleepy coon