When I'm a man like you

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When I'm a man like you
Additional title: I'm a man, when I'm a man, I'll sail upon the sea. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Together we sat in the dim twilight. [first line of song]
Jones, Louis Weslyn (Composer)
Jones, Louis Weslyn (Lyricist)
Mitchell, Kitty (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Date Issued: 1900
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Windsor Music Co.
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Printed as the musical supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. March 11, 1900, pp. 5-8.
Content: Cover design includes 4 drawn figures of a clown playing on an oboe-like instrument.
Content: On cover: ...sung by Kitty Mitchell in "Round New York in 80 minutes" at Koster & Bials. Cover includes photograph of Kitty Mitchell.
Content: Summary: After reading bedtime stories, a boy tells his uncle he wants to be a man like him.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Louis Weslyn Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9eacf30-c595-012f-9aff-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When I'm a man like you" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef75-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When I'm a man like you" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef75-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1900). When I'm a man like you Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef75-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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When I'm a man like you