Carolina mammy

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Carolina mammy
Additional title: Bombo. Carolina mammy. Vocal score.
Blind Blake (ca. 1880-1935) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1922.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1922
Place: New York : London
Publisher: L. Feist ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Bombo, 1922)
Sheet music
Content: Al Jolson's big hit in 'Bombo'--Cover.
Content: Cameo photograph of Henry Murtagh on cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Featured by Henry Murtagh, famous organist, Grauman's Metropolitan Theatre, Los Angeles--Cover.
Content: First line of chorus; Carolina Mammy, I'm longin' for you.
Content: First line of text: Mammy, Mammy, I'm hurrying home.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Some discoloration.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: [words and music by] Billy James.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14530131
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bb0a1c20-c5ff-012f-18b7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Creator Born
  • 1922: Created
  • 1935: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Carolina mammy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1922.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Carolina mammy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 29, 2017.

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Carolina mammy