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Title
Down where the cotton blossoms grow
Additional title: I was going home again and was waiting for my train. [first line]
Additional title: Picture to night, a field of snowy white. [first line of chorus]
Names
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Lyricist)
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Russell, Leah (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Southern States
Cotton plantations -- Southern States
African Americans
Reunions
Homesickness
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Photograph of Leah Russell.
Content: On cover: Cotton fields. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e2c8b200-c597-012f-6f98-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Down where the cotton blossoms grow