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Title
I can't leave the old folks alone
Additional title: Bright stars were shining that warm june night. [first line]
Additional title: Sweetheart, I love but you. [first line of chorus]
Names
Macdonnell, E. A. (Lyricist)
Macdonnell, E. A. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: Edward Schubert & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Parents
Death
Love
Reminiscing
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Duty
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Young man at the door of a maid's house.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by E.A. MacDonnell.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 2ca7ec80-c593-012f-82b4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I can't leave the old folks alone" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0e6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I can't leave the old folks alone" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0e6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). I can't leave the old folks alone Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0e6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I can't leave the old folks alone