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The Yankee Doodle boy
Additional title: Little Johnny Jones. Yankee Doodle boy. Vocal score.

Hirt (Illustrator)
Cohan, George M. (George Michael) (1878-1942) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1904.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1904
Place Term: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Little Johnny Jones, 1904)
Sheet music
Content : Cover illustrated by Hirt.

Content : Cover photograph cameo of Geo. M. Cohan.

Content : First line of text: I'm the kid that's all the candy.

Content : First line of chorus: I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : George M. Cohan wrote, composed, directed, and starred in Little Johnny Jones, his first major Broadway success. Originally produced in Oct. 1904, the musical was performed for many years throughout the United States, being most recently revived in the 1980's.

Content : Music

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : One of the musical hits from Geo. M. Cohan's latest play 'Little Johnny Jones'--Cover.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: [words and music by] Geo. M. Cohan.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (7 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14326406
UUID: b4ad9aa0-c5fe-012f-0482-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Yankee Doodle boy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1904.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Yankee Doodle boy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 31, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The Yankee Doodle boy