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Additional title: Blue eyes exclaimed, "oh! ain't that fine?" But brown eyes hold my vision fast. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The pines, across a forest stream, where angling was my only aim. [first line]
Pettee, Bennett G. (Lyricist)
Nutting, Will (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Copyright Date: 1891
Place: Cambridge, Mass.
Publisher: Cupon Music Publishing Company
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Music Division
Love songs
Sheet music
Statement of responsibility: words by Bennett G. Pettee ; music by Will Nutting.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a732770-c58e-012f-2963-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Copyright date
  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Angling" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Angling" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2016.

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