Dear old Tennessee

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Dear old Tennessee
Additional title: Take me to your fields again, dear old Tennessee [First line of chorus]
Additional title: The sun was shining bright upon the green and distant hills [First line of song]
Moore, Raymon (Singer)
Cruger, Dox. (Composer)
Randolph, C. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Manhattan Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Death & burial
Sheet music
Content: Signature of former owner on cover: Maggie Nixon.
Content: Cover design includes a cuped with bow and inset of photograph of Raymon Moore.
Statement of responsibility: words by C. Randolph ; music by Dox Cruger.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 674d3d70-c594-012f-5263-58d385a7bc34
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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 old Tennessee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dear old Tennessee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Dear old Tennessee Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Dear old Tennessee