I must have been a dreamin' [I must a been a dreamin']

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Title
I must have been a dreamin' [I must a been a dreamin']
Additional title: I must have been a dreamin' while all dis was a seemin'.. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Last night I took dinner with the king of Spain. [first line]
Names
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Lyricist)
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Composer)
Midgley, Fannie (1877-1932) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans
Waking
Dreaming
Mistaken identity
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Fannie Midgley in blackface.
Statement of responsibility: composed by Bob Cole.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7bf2de90-c596-012f-cb16-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1868: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I must have been a dreamin' [I must a been a dreamin']" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee6f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I must have been a dreamin' [I must a been a dreamin']" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee6f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). I must have been a dreamin' [I must a been a dreamin'] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee6f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I must have been a dreamin'  [I must a been a dreamin']