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Ma blushin' Rosie
Additional title: ar's a colored bud ob beauty dat I longs ter call ma bride. [first line]
Additional title: Rosie, you are ma posie. [first line of chorus]
Weber, Jos. (Singer)
Fields, L. M. (Singer)
Templeton, Fay (1865-1939) (Singer)
Smith, Edgar (1857-1938) (Lyricist)
Stromberg, John (1853-1902) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Fay Templeton ; Jos. Weber; L.M. Fields.
Content: "Fiddle-Dee-Dee" and "Quo Vass-Iss."[musicals]
Content: Descriptive subtitle: Ma Posie Sweet.
Statement of responsibility: words by Edgar Smith ; music by John Stromberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd2e08a0-c596-012f-c2cf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ma blushin' Rosie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ma blushin' Rosie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 24, 2017.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). Ma blushin' Rosie Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Ma blushin' Rosie