Sleep my baby boy

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Sleep my baby boy
Additional title: Bye, baby, my darling, for mother is near. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Bye, oh bye, my baby darling. [first line]
Phelps, E. A. (Composer)
Frazer, J. A. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris & Co.
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Lullaby with waltz refrain.
Content: Page 2 contains advertisements and excerpts of 4 songs published by Chas. K. Harris.
Statement of responsibility: words by J.A. Frazer, Jr. ; music by E.A. Phelps.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d3c4a10-c58e-012f-5ceb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Sleep my baby boy