My sweetheart's the man in the moon, I'm going to marry him soon, 'Twould fill me with bliss, just to give him one kiss, But I know that a dozen I would never miss, [first line of chorus]

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Names
Schmitt, Joe (Dedicatee)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Lyricist)
Thornton, Bonnie (Singer)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Publisher: Frank Harding
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Moon
Love songs
Human beings -- Effect of the moon on
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes a portrait of Bonnie Thornton climbing a ladder and gazing at the moon.

Content : On the cover: written for and sung by Bonnie Thornton at Tony Pastor's Theatre, New York.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by James Thornton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 19122d50-c58e-012f-6058-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My sweetheart's the man in the moon, I'm going to marry him soon, 'Twould fill me with bliss, just to give him one kiss, But I know that a dozen I would never miss, [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f30d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My sweetheart's the man in the moon, I'm going to marry him soon, 'Twould fill me with bliss, just to give him one kiss, But I know that a dozen I would never miss, [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f30d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - 1892). My sweetheart's the man in the moon, I'm going to marry him soon, 'Twould fill me with bliss, just to give him one kiss, But I know that a dozen I would never miss, [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f30d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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My sweetheart's the man in the moon, I'm going to marry him soon, 'Twould fill me with bliss, just to give him one kiss, But I know that a dozen I would never miss, [first line of chorus]