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Oh honey, my honey
Additional title: Little Christopher Columbus. Oh, honey, my honey. [uniform title]
Additional title: Oh, come, my love, oh, come, my love, with me! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Oh, honey, my honey, 'tis a dark and stilly night. [first line]
Caryll, Ivan (1861-1921) (Composer)
Raleigh, Cecil (1856-1914) (Lyricist)
Sims, George Robert (1847-1922) (Lyricist)
Yohe, May (1869-1938) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: London ; New York
Publisher: Hopwood & Crew ; Novello, Ewer & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Sheet music
Content: On cover beneath title: Plantation song and chorus from the burlesque opera Little Christopher Columbus.
Content: Choruses arranged for four-part chorus with soloist.
Content: On cover: Sung with immense success by Miss May Yohe.
Content: Version in F major.
Statement of responsibility: written by George R. Sims and Cecil Raleigh ; composed by Ivan Caryll.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (12 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b77ba260-c58e-012f-99fd-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Oh honey, my honey