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Bebe, fox trot song

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Bebe, fox trot song
Additional title: Bebe : novelty fox-trot song
Additional title: Ziegfeld follied of 1923.
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies. Bebe. Vocal score.
Coslow, Sam (Lyricist)
Silver, Abner (1899-1966) (Composer)

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

Sheet music, 1923

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1923
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld follies, 1923)
sheet music
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover photograph of Eddie Cantor.
Content: First line of refrain: Bebe, Bebe, Bebe be mine.
Content: First line of text: I know a certain lovesick fellow.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Introduced with great success by Eddie Cantor in the Ziegfeld Follies--Cover.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Sam Coslow ; music by Abner Silver.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 32 cm.
Covers separated; edges frayed; some edges and corners missing.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14535786
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee9807a0-c5ff-012f-12be-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
This item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Item timeline of events

  • 1923: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bebe, fox trot song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1923.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bebe, fox trot song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2020.

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Bebe, fox trot song