Where the billows gaily roar, on the far-off sunny shore. [first line of song]

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Names
O'Dea, James (Lyricist)
Penn, William H. (Composer)
Held, Anna (1877?-1918) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: Chicago ; New York ; [etc.]
Publisher: Sol Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Honolulu (Hawaii)
Volcanoes
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Summary: The narrator's attractive girlfriend lives far away in Honolulu; he plans to wed her when he gets back there.

Content : On cover: As sung by Anna Held.

Content : Cover design by Edgar Keller includes a photograph of Anna Held with a hat, against a drawn background of faux Hawaiian scene of palm trees, ocean in distance, and an erupting volcano.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by James O'Dea ; music by William Penn.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 39e5b980-c595-012f-28bd-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Where the billows gaily roar, on the far-off sunny shore. [first line of song]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f050-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Where the billows gaily roar, on the far-off sunny shore. [first line of song]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f050-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Where the billows gaily roar, on the far-off sunny shore. [first line of song] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f050-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Where the billows gaily roar, on the far-off sunny shore. [first line of song]