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Title
The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee
Additional title: On a morning bright and clear, to my old home I drew near [First line of song]
Additional title: We could hear the darkies singing, as she said farewell to me [First line of chorus]
Names
Curtis, Ritta (Singer)
Carter, Stanley (Composer)
Braisted, Harry (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Betrothal
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover illustration in blue, green, brown and orange of river with trees in foreground; inset of photograph of Ritta Curtis.
Content: On cover: a first night hit with Ritta Curtis.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Braisted, music by Stanley Carter.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8a55b0b0-c594-012f-9747-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee