My sweetheart's the man in the moon

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Title
My sweetheart's the man in the moon
Additional title: Ev'rybody has a sweetheart underneath the rose, Ev'rybody loves a body, so the old song goes, I've a sweetheart, you all know him just as well as me, Ev'ry ev'ning I can see him shortly after tea. [first line]
Additional title: 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]
Names
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Composer)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Lyricist)
Thornton, Bonnie (Singer)
Schmitt, Joe (Dedicatee)
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 stories
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 19b7d300-c58e-012f-81ec-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My sweetheart's the man in the moon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f30e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My sweetheart's the man in the moon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f30e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - 1892). My sweetheart's the man in the moon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f30e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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My sweetheart's the man in the moon