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Title
Bessie, my right hand bower
Additional title: Bessie, my right hand bower. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Ever seen a 'rora borealis? [first line]
Names
Cobb, Will D. (1876-1930) (Lyricist)
Edwards, Gus (1879-1945) (Composer)
Tracy, Stella (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Questioning -- United States
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Photograph of Stella Tracy.

Content : Handwriting on cover: Mrs R. A. Cobb.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Will D. Cobb ; music by Gus. Edwards.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: b33e9be0-c597-012f-f211-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1930: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Bessie, my right hand bower