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Title
Baby, you'se the swellest gal
Additional title: Baby, you'se the swellest gal. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'se won a little creole gal in sunny Tennessee. [first line]
Names
Kremer, Charles W. (Lyricist)
Kremer, Charles W. (Composer)
Ellis, Aline Demetria (Dedicatee)
Waterman Sisters (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Couples
African Americans -- Tennessee
African Americans
Betrothal
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to Miss Aline Demetria Ellis, Chicago, Ill.

Content : On cover: An African American couple. [caricature]

Content : On cover: Photograph of the Watterman sisters.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Chas. W. Kremer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: a9c0a0d0-c597-012f-cbe6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby, you'se the swellest gal" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8d00b366-0fd2-b1c3-e040-e00a18061361

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby, you'se the swellest gal" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8d00b366-0fd2-b1c3-e040-e00a18061361

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Baby, you'se the swellest gal