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All coons look alike to me / words and music by Ernest Hogan.
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All coons look alike to me / words and music by Ernest Hogan.  [All coons look alike to me, I've got another beau, you see. ...] (1896)

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Image Title

:  All coons look alike to me / words and music by Ernest Hogan.

Alternate Title(s)

: All coons look alike to me, I've got another beau, you see. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Talk about a coon a having trouble, I think I have enough of ma own. [first line]

Creator(s)

: Hogan, Ernest, 1865-1909 -- Composer
Hogan, Ernest, 1865-1909 -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Hoffmann, Max, 1873-1963 -- Arranger

Created Date

: 1896

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.

Notes

: First line of chorus: All coons look alike to me. Note 2.) First line of text: Talk about a coon a having trouble. Note 3.) For voice and piano. Note 4.) Introduced with great success by May Irwin, in the 'Widow Jones Co.'--Top of cover. Note 5.) National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 6.) On cover: May Irwin's new coon song hits...sung by her in the successful comedy "Courted into court." Includes a photograph of May Irwin with a reproduction of her signature. Note 7.) On last page of music: Choice chorus, with Negro rag" accompaniment, arr. by Max Hoffmann. Note 8.) On p. 4 [i.e. 6]: Choice chorus, with Negro "rag" accompaniment, arr. by Max Hoffmann. Note 9.) Page [2] contains advertisement for a list of coon songs. Note 10.) Summary: The narrator is upset because his girlfriend has abandoned him, claiming he looks like all others. He's unaware if he treated her poorly. Note 11.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Source

: Published music.

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Catalog Call Number

: Music (Sheet) 99-303

Digital ID

: g99c772_001

Record ID

: 184797

Digital Item Published

: 2-19-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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