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Little baby
Additional title: Mamma she loves her baby, blue eyes and golden hair. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Who turns shadows into sunshine gladdens mamma's poor heart some time? [first line]
Miller, Harry S. (Composer)
Johns, L. F. (Arranger)
Shepard, Mamie (Singer)
Miller, Harry S. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: Philadelphia
Publisher: Louis Hass
Library locations
Music Division
Sheet music
Content : Dedication at top of cover: To Mr. and Mrs. M J. Farley.

Content : Melody of the chorus is loosely based on "Rock-a-bye baby."

Content : Cover includes a photograph of Mamie Shepared wearing a infant's hat.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Harry S. Miller.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 5db2b630-c590-012f-7469-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Little baby