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You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same / words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.
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You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same / words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.  [Near the everglades of Florida the sun was sinking low. [fir...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same / words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.

Alternate Title(s)

: Near the everglades of Florida the sun was sinking low. [first line of song] Title 2.) You'se honey to yo' mammy just de same. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Ford, Walter H. -- Lyricist
Bratton, John W. (John Walter), 1867-1947 -- Composer

Additional Name(s)

: O'Rourke, Lillian -- Dedicatee
Rush, Isadore -- Singer

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 34 cm.

Notes

: Dedication above caption title: To Miss Lillian O'Rourke, New York. Note 2.) Descriptive subtitle on cover: A pathetic ballad and refrain. Note 3.) On cover: Miss Isadore Rush's great success with Roland Reed's Co. Cover includes a photograph of Isadore Rush. Note 4.) Summary: Using stereotyped language, an African American mother living in the southern United States gives words of wisdom to her daughter who is about to marry a man; the couple move north but the man deserts the woman; with a child she comes back to her mother's house who welcomes her and the baby back home.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1256726

Record ID

: 609446

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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