Be as you used to be

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Title
Be as you used to be
Additional title: Be what you used to be, long, long ago, say once again to me "I love you so!" [first line]
Names
French, L. M. (Composer)
Lamb, Arthur J. (1870-1928) (Lyricist)
Willis, Louise (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Love songs
Musicals
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung by Miss Louise Willis with Eddie Foy's American travesty co. Cover includes photograph of Louise Willis.
Content: Summary: The narrator asks the other person to be as they formerly were and say I love you.
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur J. Lamb ; music by L.M. French.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1faaf80-c590-012f-3f23-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Be as you used to be" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc12-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Be as you used to be" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc12-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Be as you used to be Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc12-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Be as you used to be