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Hushaby ma baby
Additional title: Go to sleep my pickaninny. [first line]
Additional title: Hushaby ma baby close your eyes in sleep. [first line of chorus]
Pratt, John H., Mrs. (Dedicatee)
Favor, Ed. (Composer)
Griffin, Rachel E. (Lyricist)
Pratt, John H. (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Publisher: E.P. Favor
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Lullabies -- United States
Mothers & children -- United States -- 1900-1909
Sheet music
Content: No cover.
Content: Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to Mr. & Mrs. John H. Pratt, Watertown, Mass.
Statement of responsibility: words by Rachel E. Griffin ; music by Ed. Favor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 674b2420-c596-012f-ae4d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Hushaby ma baby