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Stept, Sam H. (1897-1964) (Composer)
MacDonald, Ballard (1882-1935) (Lyricist)
Piani, Harry

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1920.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1920
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld midnight frolic, 1920)
Brice, Fanny
Sheet music
Content : First line of refrain: Rockaway baby, the ocean breezes blows.

Content : First line of text: Go to sleep and close those pretty eyes.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: Lyric by Ballard MacDonald ; music by Harry Piani and Sammy Stept.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14693470
UUID: 780f7430-c5ff-012f-7382-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Creator Born
  • 1920: Created
  • 1964: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Rockaway baby" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caa3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Rockaway baby" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caa3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1920). Rockaway baby Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caa3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Rockaway baby