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Crazy Pickaninnies

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Crazy Pickaninnies
Additional title: We're happy and free as de sunshine above us. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We're pickaninnies funny, my goodness, my honey. [first line]
Henry, Hi. -- (Hiram Patrick) (b. 1844) (Composer)
Henry, Hi. -- (Hiram Patrick) (b. 1844) (Lyricist)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Cleveland, O.
Publisher: The Premium Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Folk dancing
Content: Broadside; above caption: A new coon song with compliments of the author Mr. Hi. Henry.
Content: Summary: Stereotyped ethnic song describing singing, dancing and laughing.
Content: Verso contains advertisement for Hi. Henry's minstrels.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Hi. Henry.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (2 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6fd8420-c590-012f-18a9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Crazy Pickaninnies" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c086-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Crazy Pickaninnies" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 23, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c086-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Crazy Pickaninnies Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c086-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Crazy Pickaninnies