“Good-Bye My Lady Love” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “Good-Bye My Lady Love” was written and composed by Joseph. E. Howard, and published by Charles K. Harris of New York, New York in 1904. The cover touts the song as being “Introduced & Sung with Great Success by Ida Emerson,” with a full length picture of Emerson framed by flowers in the center of the cover. The cover also notes that Howard and Emerson were the composers of the popular “’Hello Ma Baby’ and ‘Honey Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone’ etc.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
Woodside, Lura
lyricist; composer
Howard, Joseph E.
Emerson, Ida
Harris, Charles K.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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