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Title
My mammy's lullaby : a coon hush
Additional title: Rock a baby bye, hush chile don't you cry. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When I was but a little picaninny, down whar de little niggars grow. [first line]
Names
Fitz, Alb. H. (Albert H.) (Composer)
Russell, Sol Smith (1848-1902) (Dedicatee)
Fitz, Alb. H. (Albert H.) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: c1896 [c1895]
Place: New York
Publisher: A.H. Fitz Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Lullabies -- United States
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Page 7 contains a photograph of A. H. Fitz, an advertisement of his song Won't you come to my tea party? and reprint of an article discussing the song and providing biographical information.
Content: Dedication on cover: Respectfully inscribed to my esteemed friend Mr. Sol Smith Russell.
Content: On cover: As sung by the talented artist Frances Hartley in Hanlon's Superba.
Content: On cover: Third edition.
Content: Published by A. H. Fitz Music Col., 20 East 17th Street, New York City.
Content: Cover includes a photograph of A. H. Fitz with a reproduction of his signature.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Alb. H. Fitz.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7cf11460-c590-012f-5448-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My mammy's lullaby : a coon hush" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - c1896 [c1895]. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-160e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My mammy's lullaby : a coon hush" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-160e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - c1896 [c1895]). My mammy's lullaby : a coon hush Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-160e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My mammy's lullaby : a coon hush