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Just a gentle touch
Additional title: Daylight stealing, overnight finds a mother in her plight. [first line]
Additional title: Just a gentle touch. [first line of chorus]

Ranken, Frederic (Lyricist)
Witmark, Isidore (1871-1941) (Composer)

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
Mothers and sons
Noise pollution
Pianos -- 1900-1909
Sheet music
Content : Descriptive subtitle: Serio-comic sextette.

Content : Music supplement of the New York American and Journal, Sunday, June 29, 1902 - pages 5-8.

Content : On cover: Photograph of eight women shoulder to shoulder.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Frederic Ranken ; music by Isidore Witmark.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 5f2abe50-c598-012f-7f61-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Just a gentle touch