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Black berryin' to-day
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies. Black berryin' to-day. Vocal score.
Mayer, Henry (1868-1954) (Illustrator)
Darling, F. N (Arranger)
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1912.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1912
Place Term: New York
Publisher: J.H. Remick
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld follies, 1912)
Sheet music
Content : Cover illustrated by Hy Mayer.

Content : Covers separated; edges frayed.

Content : First line of text: I'm de calmest, meekest, mildest, easiest man

Content : First sung line: True, I never was no hand at pickin' flowers.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Presented at Ziegfeld Moulin Rouge, New York--Cover.

Content : Staged by Julian Mitchell--Cover.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Content : Caption title.

Statement of Responsibility: [words and music by] Bert Williams ; arr. by F. N. Darling.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14533230
UUID: dabe3000-c5fe-012f-0458-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1868: Creator Born
  • 1912: Created
  • 1954: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Black berryin' to-day" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1912.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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Black berryin' to-day