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Little Alabama coon / written and composed by Hattie Starr.
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Image ID: 1157415

Little Alabama coon / written and composed by Hattie Starr.  [Go to sleep my little picaninny, Brer' Fox 'll catch you if ...] (c1893)

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Image Title

:  Little Alabama coon / written and composed by Hattie Starr.

Alternate Title(s)

: Go to sleep my little picaninny, Brer' Fox 'll catch you if yo' don't. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) I's a little Alabama coon! And I hasn't been born very long. [first line]

Creator(s)

: Starr, Hattie -- Compositor
Starr, Hattie -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Richards, Nellie -- Singer

Published Date

: c1893

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 2 scores (6, 6 p.) ; 36 cm.

Notes

: Contains 2 scores: 1) banjo accompaniment and voice; 2) voice and piano Note 2.) Cover contains signature of former owner: E. C. S., London '98. Note 3.) Cover includes photograph of Nellie Richards also reproducing her signature, with the caption "the original singer of The Little Alabama Coon." Note 4.) On cover: sung with the greatest success by Nellie Richards. Note 5.) Repetition of chorus arranged for four voices without piano accompaniment.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1893

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1157415

Record ID

: 448975

Digital Item Published

: 12-21-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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