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Title
Johnny, my old friend John
Additional title: I am thinking today, of our childhood John. [first line]
Additional title: Johnny, my old friend John. [first line of chorus]
Names
Courtright, William (Lyricist)
Francks, F. Hawley (Lyricist)
Courtright, William (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Characters and characteristics
Humorous songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Page 2 contains texts for 2 additional verses by Courtright and 3 additional verses by F. Hawley Francks.
Content: Rear cover contains advertising list of songs, "Novelties in lyrics and melodies by the young American song writers Walter H. Ford and John W. Bratton."
Content: On cover: An instantaneous go!!...comic song and chorus, written, composed and introduced with terrific success by Wm. Courtright.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Wm. Courtright.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 502940f0-c58f-012f-89f5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Johnny, my old friend John" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0645-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Johnny, my old friend John" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0645-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Johnny, my old friend John Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0645-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Johnny, my old friend John