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Title
He cert'ny was good to me
Additional title: 'Jes gimme o'paper, gwine to maka mah will. [first line]
Additional title: For he cert'ny was good to me. [first line of chorus]
Names
Sloane, A. Baldwin (Alfred Baldwin) (1872-1926) (Composer)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)
Havez, Jean (1874-1925) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: William Pilling ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Fighting
Ice skating
Balls (Parties)
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
African Americans
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: May Irwin.
Statement of responsibility: words by Jean C. Havez ; music by A.B. Sloane.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1b733ca0-c593-012f-703a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1926: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He cert'ny was good to me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f123-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He cert'ny was good to me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f123-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). He cert'ny was good to me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f123-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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He cert'ny was good to me