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Title
Honey does you love your man
Additional title: Dar's a little old mud cabin down in Tennessee. [first line]
Additional title: Honey you'se more dan won me, cast dem big eyes upon me. [first line of chorus]
Names
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Maxwell, Wm. H. (Dedicatee)
Irwin, Flora (1858 or 9-1930) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Poor African Americans
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes photograph of Flora Irwin. Cover also includes a drawings of a blackface man in top hat, and a drawing of a blackface woman with blackface child.
Content: Dedication above caption title: To our friend Wm. H. Maxwell.
Content: Descriptive title below caption title: A coon love song.
Content: On cover: A small beehive sits below publisher's name, flanked by New York and Chicago addresses on either side.
Content: Rear cover includes a list of songs and brief descriptions written by Walter H. Ford and John W. Bratton, published by M. Witmark & Sons.
Content: On cover: Flora Irwin's great coon songs...sung by her with unequalled success in Gentleman Joe at the Bijou Theatre, N. Y. under the direction of Rudolph Aronson.
Statement of responsibility: [words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3f8af740-c590-012f-b643-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Honey does you love your man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/653f48c2-4386-506b-e040-e00a1806751c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Honey does you love your man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/653f48c2-4386-506b-e040-e00a1806751c

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895). Honey does you love your man Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/653f48c2-4386-506b-e040-e00a1806751c

Wikipedia Citation

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Honey does you love your man