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Title
Coon's paradise
Additional title: Children always smiling in coon's paradise. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Colored folks they never have much trouble. [first line]
Names
Bryan, Alfred (1871-1958) (Lyricist)
Salzer, Gustave (d. 1934) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Lifestyles
Animals in human situations
Marches (Voice with piano)
Poverty
Class consciousness
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Descriptive subtitle: A darktown resurrection.
Content: On cover: Various characters and animals in silhouette.
Statement of responsibility: words by Alfred Bryan ; words by Gustave Salzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7c4c070-c597-012f-d88d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1958: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Coon's paradise" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8df45def-6f8b-4d4a-e040-e00a180641fb

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Coon's paradise" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8df45def-6f8b-4d4a-e040-e00a180641fb

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Coon's paradise