My best girl

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My best girl
Additional title: Annie Laurie, Maggie Darrow, Nancy Clancy, Maggie May. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Were I a hundred songs to sing and praise in each a different name. [first line]
Hatch, May Daly (Composer)
Hatch, May Daly (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: c1893 ; c1894
Place: New York
Publisher: Hitchcock Publishing House
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Music Division
Love songs
Sheet music
Content: Advertisement on cover: To the music-loving people of Harlem. Have you seen the New Music Store, 262 W. 125th St.? Formerly the N. Y. Herald Branch, between 7th and 8th avenues (Herald removed to its new quarters, next door to 8th Ave.).
Content: Cover contains a drawing of a well dressed woman, wearing a hat and partial veil on her face.
Content: On cover: a facetious song.
Content: Under caption title: For alto or barytone.
Statement of responsibility: by May Daly Hatch.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aad36190-c58e-012f-a05e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My best girl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - c1893 ; c1894.

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My best girl