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Source:   Sheet music, 1896


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De Coonville grand cake-walk / written and composed by Dave Reed Jr.
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De Coonville grand cake-walk / written and composed by Dave Reed Jr.  [Oh dare gwine to be a cakewalk in de town. [first line]] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  De Coonville grand cake-walk / written and composed by Dave Reed Jr.

Alternate Title(s)

: Oh dare gwine to be a cakewalk in de town. [first line] Title 2.) Walking for dat sugar coated cake. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Reed, David, 1872-1946 -- Lyricist
Reed, David, 1872-1946 -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover illustration shows an ethnic stereotyped image of an African American man and woman smiling, well-dressed, arm in arm; the woman carries a fan, the man carries a top hat. On right side is a cake with the caption: Darkey event au fait. Note 2.) On cover: The "big thing" in coon songs. Note 3.) Summary: In stereotyped ethnic language, the narrator looks forward to the town's calkwalk, and knows that he and his wife will dance better than all others.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1165834

Record ID

: 464060

Digital Item Published

: 11-5-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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