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Title
All for the love of a girl
Additional title: All for the love of a dear little girl. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Jack was a bright eyed youngster, merry and gay was he. [first line]
Names
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Composer)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Lyricist)
Clauder, Jos. (Joseph) (1853-1913) (Arranger)
Fitz-Simons, Thos. J. (Owner)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Milwaukee, Wis.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Children
Separation (Psychology)
Parasols
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Teasing
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of a young boy carrying an opened parasol with a young girl at his side holding his arm. Photograph copyrighted by S. L. Stein, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Content: Summary: Jack is playing with Mamie when he throws her hat into the water; she runs home. Then Jack retrieves the hat from the water to give back to Mamie who cries. Years later they are still in a relationship when Jack vows to go away. Mamie thinks he's teasing, but when Jack leaves on a boat, the boat never returns.
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top right: Thos. J. Fitz-imons.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Chas. K. Harris.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dc532160-c590-012f-5002-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1930: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "All for the love of a girl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "All for the love of a girl" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). All for the love of a girl Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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All for the love of a girl