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Are you a buffalo?
Additional title: I'm almost going daffy and my friends I fear to meet. [first line]
Additional title: Say boys, have you heard the cry, are you a buffalo? [first line of chorus]
Moran, Edward P. (Lyricist)
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Dockstader, Lew. (1856-1924) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Blackface entertainers
Secret societies
Interpersonal relations
Shaking hands
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Photograph of Lew. Dockstader in blackface.
Content: On cover: Buffalo heads and American Indian paraphernalia. [illustrations]
Statement of responsibility: words by Edward P. Moran ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2324db0-c597-012f-9592-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Are you a buffalo?