The country girl

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The country girl
Additional title: Alone she sat up on the beach, A maiden young and fetching! She had some paper on her lap, I fancied she was sketching [first line]
Additional title: Oh! She was a simple country girl! The ways of the world she'd never known; Said I "Where's your Popperr? It hardly seems proper to leave little country girls alone! [first line of chorus]
Woodward, Matt (Composer)
Woodward, Matt (Lyricist)
Pastor, Tony (1837-1908) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: New York
Publisher: Weinstein & Woodward
Library locations
Music Division
Ballads, American
Humorous songs
Sheet music
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Matt Woodward.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec71a110-c58d-012f-3cc8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The country girl