Mammy's little baby

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Mammy's little baby
Additional title: Go to sleep! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Hummin' birds am hummin'. [first line]
Pendleton, E.H. (Lyricist)
Pendleton, E.H. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Mississippi River
African Americans
African American parents
Family life
Lullabies -- United States
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle: Coon lullaby.
Content: On cover: An African American child. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words and music by E. H. Pendleton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 90908790-c598-012f-a230-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Mammy's little baby