What makes the grass grow, sister?

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Title
What makes the grass grow, sister?
Additional title: I had a little brother, his eyes were deep and blue. [first line]
Additional title: What makes the grass grow, sister? What makes the flowers bloom? [first line of chorus]
Names
Somlyo, Arnold (Composer)
Forrester, Francis (1813-1898) (Lyricist)
Flanner, Joseph (Publisher)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Copyright Date: 1895
Place: Milwaukee, Wis.
Publisher: Joseph Flanner
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Children
Questioning
Waltzes
Children -- Death
Genres
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Arnold Somlyo ; words by Francis Forrester.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9e9b500-c590-012f-dd06-58d385a7bc34
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: Copyright date
  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What makes the grass grow, sister?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68a276d5-2695-bdfb-e040-e00a1806137b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What makes the grass grow, sister?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68a276d5-2695-bdfb-e040-e00a1806137b

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895). What makes the grass grow, sister? Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68a276d5-2695-bdfb-e040-e00a1806137b

Wikipedia Citation

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What makes the grass grow, sister?