My little sweetheart, Jess

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My little sweetheart, Jess
Additional title: A picture is before me, that for love's sake I revere. [first line]
Additional title: Dreams, vain idle dreams, castles int eh air. [first line of chorus]
McGlennon, Felix (1856-1943) (Composer)
Archbold, W. A. (Lyricist)
Libbey, J. Aldrich (1864-1925) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York
Publisher: J. Aldrich Libbey & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Separation (Psychology)
Unrequited love
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes a photograph of J. Aldrich Libbey with caption: popularizer of "After the ball."
Content: On cover: Libbey's hit...sung by the peerless baritone, J. Aldrich Libbey.
Statement of responsibility: written by W. A. Archibold, composed by Felix McGlennon.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a577b20-c590-012f-f279-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1943: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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My little sweetheart, Jess