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The bogie man
Additional title: Come all my little cannibals, and listen unto me. [first line]
Additional title: Hush, hush, hush, here comes the bogie man. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Sinbad. Bogie man. [unform title]
Smith, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Foy, Eddie (1856-1928) (Actor)
Bowen, Margaret L. (Owner)
Batchelor, W. H. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: Cincinnati, Oh.
Publisher: The John Church Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Ghouls and ogres
Sheet music
Content: On t.p.: Selections from the operatic extravaganza Sinbad as produced by David Henderson's American Extravaganza Co.
Content: NYPL copy has signature of Margaret L. Bowen on t.p.
Content: On t.p.: Full-length image of Edwin Foy in costume.
Statement of responsibility: [words by Harry B. Smith ; composed by W.H. Batchelor].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8517a340-c58d-012f-31ac-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The bogie man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

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The bogie man