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Title
I love my honey yes I do
Additional title: I love my honey, tho' she doesn't dress tony yes, I do, yes I do! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Oh dis coon has a wench wid big black eyes and I love her yes I do! [first line]
Names
Carleton, Will, 1845-1912 (Composer)
Carleton, Will, 1845-1912 (Lyricist)
Irwin, May, 1862-1938 (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Poor African Americans
Love songs
Musicals
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes photograph of May Irwin with a reproduction of her signature.
Content: On cover: The funniest of all coon songs...as sung by May Irwin in The widow Jones.
Content: Mentions "Koochi Koochi" dance in 4th verse.
Statement of responsibility: by Will. C. Carleton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4267c020-c590-012f-0c1c-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

  • 1845: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I love my honey yes I do" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15b7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I love my honey yes I do" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 6, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15b7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895). I love my honey yes I do Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15b7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I love my honey yes I do