Sadie, you's ma lady-bird

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Sadie, you's ma lady-bird
Additional title: Never had a bit o' luck until the other day. [first line]
Additional title: Oh, Sadie, you's ma lady-bird! [first line of chorus]
Trevelyan, Arthur (Lyricist)
Penn, William H. (Composer)
D'arville, Camille (1863-1932) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Publisher: Sol Bloom
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Music Division
African Americans
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Photograph of Camille D'Arville.
Content: Music supplement of the Los Angeles Sunday Herald.
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur Trevelyan ; music by Wm. H. Penn.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2193770-c598-012f-5369-58d385a7bc34
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  • : Publisher
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Sadie, you's ma lady-bird