You're so good daddy

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You're so good daddy
Additional title: One day, a passing workman, found a little tiny baby. [first line]
Additional title: You're so good, Daddy, you're so good. [first line of chorus]
Starr, Hattie (Lyricist)
Starr, Hattie (Composer)
Abott, Jessie (Singer)
Abott, Bessie (1878-1919) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Fathers and daughters
Adopted children
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Favorite song successes introduced by the renowned specialty artists Abbott Sisters on their tour around the world. Cover includes photograph of the Abbott Sisters [i.e. Bessie Abott and Jessie Abott] and a list of their songs.
Content: Summary: A workman finds an infant and takes her home hoping that she'll be a faithful daughter; she grows to love him; as he turns old and grey he tells his daughter she should find a good husband but she says she will not be happy knowing her father is alone.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Hattie Starr.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb357bf0-c591-012f-d34f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're so good daddy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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You're so good daddy