You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same

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Names
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Rush, Isadore (Singer)
O'Rourke, Lillian (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African American women
Mothers and daughters
Desertion
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Miss Isadore Rush's great success with Roland Reed's Co. Cover includes a photograph of Isadore Rush.

Content : Summary: Using stereotyped language, an African American mother living in the southern United States gives words of wisdom to her daughter who is about to marry a man; the couple move north but the man deserts the woman; with a child she comes back to her mother's house who welcomes her and the baby back home.

Content : Dedication above caption title: To Miss Lillian O'Rourke, New York.

Content : Descriptive subtitle on cover: A pathetic ballad and refrain.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: f0264170-c595-012f-3db0-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef0d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef0d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef0d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same