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Title
My little blue eyed Sue
Additional title: My little blue eyed Sue, I love you, yes I do. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When the sun sets in the west and the birds have gone to rest. [first line of song]

Names
Daley, Tom (Lyricist)
Edwards, Gus (1879-1945) (Composer)
Johnson, Kattie (Dedicatee)
Gold, Belle (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Marriage
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Dedication on cover: Dedicated to Miss Kittie Johnson, New York. Caption dedication lists name as: Kattie Johnson.

Content : On cover: Sung with great success by Miss Belle Gold. Cover includes reproduction of signed photograph of Belle Gold.

Content : Summary: The narrator is in love with his girlfriend Sue and dreams of marrying her soon.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Tom. Daley ; music by Gus. Edwards.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 3c9d8110-c595-012f-aa2f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My little blue eyed Sue" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f053-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My little blue eyed Sue" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f053-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). My little blue eyed Sue Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f053-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My little blue eyed Sue