You can't be my baby any more

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Title
You can't be my baby any more
Additional title: There's a gal perhaps you know, she's called Miss Mandy Snow. [first line of song]
Additional title: Well-a you can't be my baby any more. [first line of chorus]
Names
Sully, Lew (Composer)
Sully, Lew (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Poor African Americans
Blackface entertainers
Humorous songs
Man-woman relationships
Desertion
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Descriptive subtitle below caption title: A common occurence.
Content: Cover design includes photograph of an unidentified man in blackface.
Content: Descriptive subtitle on cover: A Negro plaintidity.
Content: Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator describes Amanda Snow, a woman who left him because he had no money; Amanda went with another man but left him after he spent all his money on her.
Statement of responsibility: by Lew Sully.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e2bff9f0-c595-012f-e95b-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

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You can't be my baby any more" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef49-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You can't be my baby any more" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef49-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). You can't be my baby any more Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef49-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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You can't be my baby any more