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Susan, dear Sue
Additional title: She was an artful typewriter. [first line]
Additional title: Sue, Sue, Susan, dear Sue. [first line of chorus]
O'Dea, James (Lyricist)
Gillespie, Arthur (Lyricist)
Dillea, Herbert (Composer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Sound recordings
Plays on words
Humorous songs
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Interpersonal conflict
Content: The Head Waiters. [musical]
Content: On cover: A couple seated at a dinner table. [illustration]
Content: On cover: Photographs of Ward and Vokes.
Content: Subtitle: The phonograph song.
Statement of responsibility: words by Jas. O'Dea and Arthur Gillespie ; music by Herbert Dillea.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 145d4930-c599-012f-8c99-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Susan, dear Sue" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98f4d843-2857-3c33-e040-e00a18061a1b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Susan, dear Sue" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98f4d843-2857-3c33-e040-e00a18061a1b

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Susan, dear Sue Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98f4d843-2857-3c33-e040-e00a18061a1b

Wikipedia Citation

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Susan, dear Sue