Your promise keep for baby's sake

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Title
Your promise keep for baby's sake
Additional title: The vow you made me once has now been broken. [first line of song]
Additional title: Watch her and protect her as you would no other. [first line of chorus]
Names
Marion, David (Composer)
Marion, David (Lyricist)
Davenport, Minnie (Singer)
Starmer (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: Windsor Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Pathos
Comforting of infants
Marital conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover design by Starmer includes a flora pattern.
Content: On cover: Sung with unbounded success by the sweet singer, Miss Minnetta Davenport. Cover includes photograph of Minetta Davenport.
Content: Summary: The song are the words a wife says to her husband as she prepares to leave him; she acknowledges they couldn't get along and bears no grudge, but asks that the husband remind the baby of her.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Dave Marion.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea4fe9d0-c595-012f-de3c-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. "Your promise keep for baby's sake" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef56-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Your promise keep for baby's sake" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef56-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Your promise keep for baby's sake Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef56-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Your promise keep for baby's sake