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Title
Ma sweetest girl
Additional title: I'm a longin' for you, sweetest girl. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When the early dawn am breakin. [first line]
Names
Richardson, Leander (Lyricist)
Mack, Andrew (1863-1931) (Composer)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)
Osbourne, Merri (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Desire
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: pictures of Merri Osborne, May Irwin.
Statement of responsibility: words by Leander Richardson ; music by Andrew Mack.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4dfc6de0-c592-012f-22a2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ma sweetest girl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17e5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ma sweetest girl" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17e5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Ma sweetest girl Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17e5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ma sweetest girl