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Additional title: Dinah, when I gave mah heart to you. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Oh, De light am fadin' on de ribber. [first line]
Johns, Clayton (1857-1932) (Composer)
Deland, Lorin F. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: Boston
Publisher: H.M. Douglas
Library locations
Music Division
Plantation life
African Americans
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: On cover: man and woman embracing.
Statement of responsibility: words by Lorin F. Deland ; music by Clayton Johns.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d2bf020-c596-012f-2368-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dinah" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dinah" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). Dinah Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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