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Dear little girly, girly
Additional title: Most ev'ry fellow tells about a little girly girly [First line of song]
Additional title: My dear little girly, girly your hair is so nice and curly [First line of chorus]
Levey, Ethel, --d.1955 (Singer)
Cohan, George M. (George Michael) (1878-1942) (Composer)
Cohan, George M. (George Michael) (1878-1942) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Weber, Fields & Stromberg
Library locations
Music Division
Interpersonal relations
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration features woman in blue dress and hat with striped blue background with inset of photograph of Ethel Levey.
Content: On cover: an instantaneous "hit" with Ethel Levey.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Geo. M. Cohan.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6497a710-c594-012f-f644-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dear little girly, girly" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dear little girly, girly" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2016.

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Dear little girly, girly