Sing me to sleep, dear Mammy : with a hush a-bye-pickaninny tune

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Title
Sing me to sleep, dear Mammy : with a hush a-bye-pickaninny tune
Additional title: Shuffle along. Sing me to sleep, dear Mammy. Vocal score.
Additional title: Sing me to sleep, dear Mammy : with a hush-a bye, lullaby tune
Names
Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975 (Lyricist)
Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983 (Composer)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television (M.C. file)

Sheet music, 1921.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1921
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Shuffle along, 1921)
Genres
sheet music
Scores
Notes
Content: Book by Flournoy Miller and Aubrey Lyle--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: First line of refrain: So, won't you sing me to sleep, dear Mammy?
Content: First line of text: Mammy, I'm feeling tired and weary.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Shuffle Along, Inc. presents the New York musical novelty success Shuffle Along--Cover.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C353
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14533207
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a87a3bf0-c5ff-012f-4a33-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1889: Creator Born
  • 1921: Created
  • 1975: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sing me to sleep, dear Mammy : with a hush a-bye-pickaninny tune" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1921. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6e33ce85-0b4b-87c6-e040-e00a18062d38

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sing me to sleep, dear Mammy : with a hush a-bye-pickaninny tune" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6e33ce85-0b4b-87c6-e040-e00a18062d38

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1921). Sing me to sleep, dear Mammy : with a hush a-bye-pickaninny tune Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6e33ce85-0b4b-87c6-e040-e00a18062d38

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Sing me to sleep, dear Mammy : with a hush a-bye-pickaninny tune