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Fetch your baby home
Additional title: 'se very much on de rack, my gal gave me the sack. [first line]
Additional title: My gal am actorin' now, she's shook her married name. [first line of chorus]
Smith, Edgar (1857-1938) (Lyricist)
Stromberg, John (1853-1902) (Composer)
Weber, Jos. (Singer)
Fields, L. M. (Singer)
Templeton, Fay (1865-1939) (Singer)

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
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Jos. Weber; L.M. Fields; Fay Templeton.
Content: "Fiddle-Dee-Dee" and "Quo Vass Iss." [musicals]
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): 4372d160-c596-012f-2b49-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Fetch your baby home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Fetch your baby home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 24, 2017.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Fetch your baby home