My drowsy babe

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My drowsy babe
Additional title: Dar's a funny little bunch of dusky sweetness. [first line]
Additional title: Go to sleep my little drowsy baby close yo' eyes. [first line of chorus]
Smith, George Totten (Lyricist)
Nichols, George A. (Composer)
Diamond, George H. (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Berstein and Von Tilzer ; Shapiro Remick and Company
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Lullabies -- United States
Mothers & children
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Geo. H. Diamond; African american mother with baby.
Statement of responsibility: words by George Totten Smith ; music by George A. Nichols.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e54eb680-c596-012f-f0ea-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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My drowsy babe