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I love ma babe
Additional title: Dere's only one gal in dis world dat I can really see [First line of song]
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Composer)
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Lyricist)
Beaumont Sisters (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration features African American man dressed in top hat and long coat walking on a path in a park.
Content: Inset of photograph of Beaumont Sisters on cover.
Content: On cover: sung by Beaumont Sisters ; dedicated to Mr. M. Levine, N.Y.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Andrew B. Sterling.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b00a9a60-c594-012f-1224-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I love ma babe" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I love ma babe" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2017.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I love ma babe Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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I love ma babe