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Title
Mamie! Come kiss your honey boy
Additional title: I feel so happy I could throw my self away. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Stars shone bright and the moon gtave light, mm mm o, my, what fun! [first line]
Names
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Composer)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Lyricist)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Boston
Publisher: White-Smith Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Kissing
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover contains stamp of dealer or owner at bottom: S.C. Thompson, 97 Court Street.
Content: Subtitle: Plantation song.
Content: On cover: Now then! What the world is looking for. A new Negro melody. Already a tremendous success. Introduced nightly in "A country sport" by Miss May Irwin.
Content: Cover includes photograph of May Irwin wearing a hat.
Content: Cover printed in purple/grey ink.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by May Irwin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a4f25260-c58e-012f-a1aa-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mamie! Come kiss your honey boy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f422-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mamie! Come kiss your honey boy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f422-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). Mamie! Come kiss your honey boy Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f422-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mamie! Come kiss your honey boy