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Only me
Additional title: A mother of fashion, was being arrayed, by her dainty French maid Babette. [first line]
Additional title: Only me, only me, sobbed in a weary tone. [first line of chorus]
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Lowrey, Frederick J. (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Mothers and daughters
Children -- Death
Child abuse
Sheet music
Content: Dedicated above caption title: Respectfully dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Fredk J. Lowrey, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Statement of responsibility: [words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a291bda0-c58f-012f-e9c7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Only me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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Only me