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Names
Aronson, Rudolph (1856-1919) (Composer)
Reed, David (1872-1946) (Lyricist)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Boston
Publisher: Oliver Ditson Company
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Dating (Social custom)
Flirting
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Composed for and dedicated to Miss May Irwin. Cover includes a photograph of May Irwin. Cover also includes drawing of cherubs, 2 of which hold up photograph of May Irwin.

Content : Summary: In stereotyped language, the narrator of the song asks for a rendezvous with the woman of his affection; 2 succeeding verses depict 2 other men seeking a rendezvous with their girlfriends.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Dave Reed Jr. ; music by Rudolph Aronson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 1e602020-c591-012f-7dcf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Honey meet me do" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Honey meet me do" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Honey meet me do Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Honey meet me do