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Title
Standing on the corner didn't mean no harm!
Additional title: Did you e'er see Susan Ann Melinda Jane Brown, she's my baby. [first line]
Additional title: Oh! my baby, tell me true, do you love me as I love you. [first line of chorus]
Names
Evans, George (1870-1915) (Lyricist)
Evans, George (1870-1915) (Composer)
Primrose, Geo. H. (George H.) (b. 1852) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Cincinnati, O.
Publisher: J.C. Groenne & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Poor African Americans
Topical songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom left: The M. Steinert and Sons Col, 313 Main Street, Bridgeport, Conn.
Content: On cover: As introduced by Geo. H. Primrose with Primrose and West Minstrels.
Content: Text of 6 verses printed on p. 2.
Content: Cover includes a photograph, presumably of Geo. H. Primrose, holding a cane.
Statement of responsibility: by Geo. Evans.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bff00360-c58f-012f-ecfe-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1915: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Standing on the corner didn't mean no harm!" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Standing on the corner didn't mean no harm!" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Standing on the corner didn't mean no harm! Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Standing on the corner didn't mean no harm!