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Additional title: I cannot sing the old songs I sang in days of yore. [first line]
Additional title: Oochy, coochy! Oochy, coochy! Bless his little heart-ums! [first line of chorus]
Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever) (1850-1912) (Lyricist)
Morse, Woolson (1858-1897) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Children's songs
Parent and child
Sheet music
Content : Lost, strayed or stolen. [musical comedy]

Statement of Responsibility: Words by J. Cheever Goodwin ; music by Woolson Morse.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 8a937cf0-c591-012f-f939-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1850: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ootchy-cootchy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ootchy-cootchy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2015.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Ootchy-cootchy Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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