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The Irish stew
Additional title: A week ago last Friday night I never will forget, McCarthy gave a christ'ning of his youngest child, his pet. [first line]
Additional title: Later on. Irish stew [uniform title]
Additional title: Murphy look like a potato, McFarland like a carrot. [first line of chorus]
Hart, Joseph (1858-1921) (Composer)
Hart, Joseph (1858-1921) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Willis Woodward & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Humorous songs
Songs, Irish
Sheet music
Content : Cover illustration show a stew pot in the center of a flower across a banner on which is written: comic song.

Content : On Cover: a sung in Hallen & Hart's "Later on" co.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Joe Hart.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 99783580-c58d-012f-76bf-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Irish stew" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Irish stew" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2015.

APA Format

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The Irish stew