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Girlie girl
Additional title: I came to town in a little gingham gown. [first line]
Additional title: In gay New York. Girlie girl. [uniform title]
Additional title: Oh that's the way with little country girls. [first line of chorus]
Kerker, Gustave (1857-1923) (Composer)
Morton, Hugh (1865-1916) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
City dwellers
Women -- Clothing & dress -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1800-1899
Innocence (Psychology)
Sheet music
Content: On cover: 3d annual review as produced by Canary and Lederer at the N.Y. Casino. [includes a list of songs from production].
Content: Summary: the character Sallie (with interjections from the chorus) sings about how country girls change their image when they move to the city.
Statement of responsibility: words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 17015bd0-c591-012f-8077-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Girlie girl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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Girlie girl