Close your dreamy eyes (for Mammy Lou)

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Title
Close your dreamy eyes (for Mammy Lou)
Additional title: Close your dreamy eyes for Mammy Lou. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The fragrant southern lillies had bowed their drooping heads. [first line]
Names
Johnson, Lee, songwriter (Lyricist)
Johnson, Lee, songwriter (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: San Francisco
Publisher: Lee Johnson & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Nature
Lullabies -- United States
Mothers & children
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Descriptive subtitle: Plantation lullaby.
Content: On cover: An African American woman and child. [caricature]
Content: On cover: [Female portrait]
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Lee Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c5083d80-c597-012f-0ee4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Close your dreamy eyes (for Mammy Lou)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8df45def-6f73-4d4a-e040-e00a180641fb

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Close your dreamy eyes (for Mammy Lou)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8df45def-6f73-4d4a-e040-e00a180641fb

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. Close your dreamy eyes (for Mammy Lou) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8df45def-6f73-4d4a-e040-e00a180641fb

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Close your dreamy eyes (for Mammy Lou)