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Title
Cupid might have been a little coon
Additional title: For honey is sweet, sweet, wild or tame. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The nusy bee of joyous June improves each shining hour. [first line]
Names
Taylor, Bert Leston (1866-1921) (Lyricist)
Lewis, Walter H. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Bees
Race discrimination
African Americans
Honey
Cupids -- 1900-1999
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Ship at sea among icebergs. [illustration]
Content: The Explorers. [musical]
Statement of responsibility: words by Bert Leston Taylor ; music by Walter H. Lewis.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cbca8900-c597-012f-feb7-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1866: Creator Born
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Cupid might have been a little coon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901 - 1901. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8e087636-f668-133e-e040-e00a18060929

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Cupid might have been a little coon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8e087636-f668-133e-e040-e00a18060929

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901 - 1901). Cupid might have been a little coon Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8e087636-f668-133e-e040-e00a18060929

Wikipedia Citation

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Cupid might have been a little coon