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Only me / words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.
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Image ID: 1166750

Only me / words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.  [A mother of fashion, was being arrayed, by her dainty French...] ([c1894])

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Image Title

:  Only me / words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.

Alternate Title(s)

: A mother of fashion, was being arrayed, by her dainty French maid Babette. [first line] Title 2.) Only me, only me, sobbed in a weary tone. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

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

Additional Name(s)

: Curran, John P. -- Singer
Lowrey, Frederick J. -- Dedicatee

Published Date

: [c1894]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.

Notes

: Cover includes a drawing of a child at the foot of a bed, her head buried in her arms. Note 2.) Dedicated above caption title: Respectfully dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Fredk J. Lowrey, Brooklyn, N. Y. Note 3.) Note on cover: The story told in this little song is of a mother who lavished all her maternal caresses upon one favorite child, while the other she treated with indifference. The childish expression "It's only me" made a deeper impression on the author than a masterpiece of grammatical construction could possible have done. Note 4.) On cover: Sung with great success by John P. Curran, the sweet-voiced tenor of the "Two Clippers." Cover includes photograph of John P. Curran.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1894

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1166750

Record ID

: 454335

Digital Item Published

: 5-19-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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