My melancholy baby

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My melancholy baby
Norton, George A. (Lyricist)
Burnett, Ernie (1884-1959) (Composer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1912
Place: New York
Publisher: Theron C. Bennett
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-325
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: As sung by Carrie McManus--Printed above an on a portrait of McManus.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Edges worn.
Content: First line of chorus: Come to me my melancholy baby.
Content: First line of text: Come sweetheart mine, don't sit and pine.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Geo. A. Norton ; music by Ernie Burnett.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693501
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 413cfa60-c642-012f-b83e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My melancholy baby" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1912.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My melancholy baby" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 27, 2016.

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My melancholy baby