Ma sun-flower bab

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Ma sun-flower bab
Additional title: By a little a cabin door, near the rivers sandy shore. [first line]
Additional title: By-lo? see yo' noddin' there, like a pretty sunflow'r in de fragrant air. [first line of chorus]
Marks, Alfred C. (Lyricist)
Marks, Alfred C. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: C.F. Briegel
Library locations
Music Division
Mothers and sons
African Americans
Sunflowers -- United States
Lullabies -- United States
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle: Southern lullaby.
Content: On cover: Sunflower with human face.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by A.C. Marks.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d15df690-c596-012f-92d0-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Ma sun-flower bab