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Ain't dat lovin'?
Additional title: Now aint dat lovin', aint dat lovin'. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There's a very funny coon in town. [first line]
Bowman, Elmer (Lyricist)
Johns, Al (1878-1928) (Composer)
Johnson, Carroll (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Money -- United States
Man-woman relationships
Content: On cover: An African American couple the man holding the woman's foot. [caricature]
Content: On cover: Photograph of Carroll Johnson in blackface.
Statement of responsibility: words by Elmer Bowman ; music by Al. Johns.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 97873390-c597-012f-4504-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ain't dat lovin'?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c8b0002-0516-f5d2-e040-e00a18065264

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ain't dat lovin'?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 10, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c8b0002-0516-f5d2-e040-e00a18065264

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Ain't dat lovin'? Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c8b0002-0516-f5d2-e040-e00a18065264

Wikipedia Citation

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Ain't dat lovin'?