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Title
Baby, baby
Additional title: Baby, baby, that is the name I love. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Lady Slavey. Baby, baby. [uniform title]
Additional title: Lovers are silly young things, you know, and I am as silly as any. [first line]
Names
Kerker, Gustave (1857-1923) (Composer)
Morton, Hugh (1865-1916) (Lyricist)
Shamberg, Flora (Owner)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Women domestics
Flirting
Musicals
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: As produced by Canary and Lederer at the N.Y. Casino.
Content: Cover includes a drawing of a woman dressed as a housekeeper carrying a feather duster and pan. The upper portion of the cover is enveloped in a huge feather duster.
Content: Cover includes a list of songs in the musical The lady slavey.
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top right: Flora Shamberg.
Content: Summary: The narrator has been engaged twice but loves to be called baby.
Statement of responsibility: words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dff65ba0-c590-012f-5d49-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby, baby" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc0f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby, baby" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc0f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Baby, baby Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc0f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Baby, baby