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Title
Mother was a lady, or, If Jack were only here
Additional title: My mother was alady like you will allow. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Two drummers sat at dinner, in a grand hotel one day. [first line]
Names
Marks, Edward B. (Edward Bennett) (1865-1945) (Lyricist)
Stern, Jos. W. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Edward B. Marks Music Corporation
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Drummers (Musicians)
Mothers
Betrothal
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Owners stamp: Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Edw. B. Marks ; music by Jos. W. Stern.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 6db87200-c591-012f-ce31-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1945: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mother was a lady, or, If Jack were only here" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1698-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mother was a lady, or, If Jack were only here" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 13, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1698-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Mother was a lady, or, If Jack were only here Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1698-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mother was a lady, or, If Jack were only here