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Mary Black
Additional title: Mary Black, when yo' gwine to take me back. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Talk about your Mary Green. [first line]
Smith, Edgar (1857-1938) (Lyricist)
Stromberg, John (1853-1902) (Composer)
Templeton, Fay (1865-1939) (Singer)

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
Unrequited love
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: Hoity-Toity. [musical]
Content: On cover: Photographs of Fay Templeton ; Jos. Weber ; L. M. Fields.
Statement of responsibility: words by Edgar Smith ; music by John Stromberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 37 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 951b3a80-c598-012f-296d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Mary Black