On the Day that Dewey comes home.

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Title
On the Day that Dewey comes home.
Additional title: There'll be a grand sight, home from the fight, our boys come home to stay. [first line of song]
Additional title: Won't we have a high old time when the boys come marching home. [first line of chorus]
Names
Hayden, Joe (Composer)
Hayden, Joe (Lyricist)
Johnson, Lee, songwriter (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: San Francisco, Cal.
Publisher: Lee Johnson & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Soldiers -- American -- 1890-1899
Homecoming
Dewey, George, 1837-1917 -- Commemoration
Ragtime music
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung nightly by America's phenomenal girl baritone, Ola Hayden. Cover includes photograph of Ola Hayden.
Content: Piano part of chorus is supplied with alternative "rag time" accompaniment.
Content: Summary: Praises the men who return from war, including Dewey, the son of the narrator's family.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bbb2530-c595-012f-a8c8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "On the Day that Dewey comes home." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f028-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "On the Day that Dewey comes home." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f028-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). On the Day that Dewey comes home. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f028-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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On the Day that Dewey comes home.