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Title
My mammy : the sun shines east - the sun shines west
Additional title: Sinbad. My mammy. Vocal score.
Names
Lewis, Sam M., 1885-1959 (Lyricist)
Young, Joe, 1889-1939 (Lyricist)
Donaldson, Walter, 1893-1947 (Composer)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television (M.C. file)

Sheet music, 1921.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1921
Place: New York
Publisher: I. Berlin
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Sinbad, 1918)
Genres
sheet music
Scores
Notes
Content: As sung by Al Jolson in Sinbad--Cover.
Content: Cover photograph of Al Jolson.
Content: First line of chorus: Mammy, Mammy, the sun shines east, the sun shines west.
Content: First line of text: Ev'ry thing seems lovely when you start to roam.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Sam Lewis and Joe Young ; music by Walter Donaldson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-C118
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14527951
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 971a6fd0-c5ff-012f-e177-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1921: Created
  • 1959: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My mammy : the sun shines east - the sun shines west" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1921. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f26-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My mammy : the sun shines east - the sun shines west" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 25, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f26-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1921). My mammy : the sun shines east - the sun shines west Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f26-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My mammy : the sun shines east - the sun shines west