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Swim out O'Grady
Additional title: I was a jolly sailor and I fell into the sea. [first line]
Additional title: Swim out, O'Grady, you have no time to spare. [first line of chorus]
Smith, Edgar (1857-1938) (Lyricist)
Tracy, George Lowell (1855-1921) (Composer)
Seabrooke, Thomas Q. (Thomas Quigley) (1860-1913) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Cincinnati
Publisher: The John Church Company
Library locations
Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Text of 4 additional verses printed on p. 5.
Content: On cover: Thomas Q. Seabrooke's great song. Cover includes lithograph of Thomas Q. Seabrooke.
Statement of responsibility: words by Edgar Smith ; music by Geo. Lowell Tracy.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9be4b80-c58f-012f-226a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Swim out O'Grady" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Swim out O'Grady" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Swim out O'Grady Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Swim out O'Grady