Two little, blue little shoes

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Names
Rourke, M. E. (Lyricist)
Peasley, Lea (Composer)
O'Hare, Jos. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Copyright Date: 1896
Date Issued: 1900
Place Term: [Chicago ; New York]
Publisher: [Frank K. Root & Co.]
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Shoes -- 1890-1899
Waltzes
Children -- Death
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Published by New York Journal and Advertiser, by permission of Frank K. Root & Co., New York and Chicago...Sunday November 4, 1900, page 5-8.

Content : On cover: ...sung by Master Jos. O'Hare, the choir boy at Keith Union Square Theatre, N.Y. Cover includes photograph of Jos. O'Hare dressed in choir boy vestments, singing from a book.

Content : Summary: A trunk is open, and among the contents are two little blue shoes; mother starts to cry, and explains [to the narrator] that they were the shoes of sister Irene who has since died; hide the shoes before father sees them; the shoes bring back memories of baby.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by M.E. Rourke ; music by L. Peasley.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: b5b6d7b0-c591-012f-fca7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Two little, blue little shoes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1707-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Two little, blue little shoes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1707-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1900). Two little, blue little shoes Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1707-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Two little, blue little shoes