Go 'way trouble

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Go 'way trouble
Additional title: Go 'way trouble, go annudder way, go 'way trouble, come annudder day. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Red cow singing and a shoutin' at the moon, go 'way trouble, go' way! [first line]
Fitzgibbon, Dave (Composer)
Arnold, Chas. (Lyricist)
Harrison, Frances (Dedicatee)
Harrison, Frances (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans -- Social life
Avoidance (Psychology)
Content: On cover: Melodie la Africaine, sung with great success by Frances Harrison and her "Black boys." Incldues photograph of Frances Harrison and 4 African American men, with heads on top of each other.
Content: Summary: In stereotyped language, describes supposed scenes from African American life while admonishing to stay away from trouble.
Content: Dedication on cover at top center: Dedicated to Miss Frances Harrison.
Content: Includes 8 bars of piano music after chorus labeled Dance, and 2 bars labeled Break.
Statement of responsibility: words by Chas. W. Arnold ; music by Dave Fitzgibbon.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 17a96830-c591-012f-9aaf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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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. "Go 'way trouble" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc5f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Go 'way trouble" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc5f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Go 'way trouble Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc5f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Go 'way trouble