The cripple creek bandits

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The cripple creek bandits
Additional title: In gay New York. Cripple Creek bandits. [uniform title]
Additional title: In us you see a disreputable gang! [first line]
Additional title: We're an airy, fairy, cheery, lot of murderers. [first line of chorus]

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: On cover: 3d annual review, as produced by Canary and Lederer at the N.Y. Casino. [includes list of songs].
Content: Summary: We're serious murderers yet cheery.
Content: Inclues 16 bars of labeled Dance after end of chorus.
Statement of responsibility: words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f828ffe0-c590-012f-9d22-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The cripple creek bandits" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The cripple creek bandits" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 23, 2017.

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The cripple creek bandits