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Title
I don't care to be your lady friend no more
Additional title: I've gone and lost my little Lou, the gal I thought was mine [First line of song]
Additional title: Sister Mary. I don't care to be your lady friend no more [uniform title]
Additional title: Well I don't care to be your lady friend no more [First line of chorus]
Names
Cobb, Will D. (1876-1930) (Lyricist)
Edwards, Gus (1879-1945) (Composer)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Actor)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: The Rogers Bros. Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Jealousy
Interpersonal conflict
Desertion
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Photograph of May Irwin in center of cover.
Content: On cover: May Irwin's great coon hit. A ragtime declaration of independence. As sung with great success in her new farce "Sister Mary" by Glen MacDonough.
Statement of responsibility: words by Will D. Cobb ; music by Gus Edwards.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aadff8c0-c594-012f-c6b9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1930: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I don't care to be your lady friend no more" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec6b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I don't care to be your lady friend no more" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec6b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I don't care to be your lady friend no more Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec6b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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