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Mary Jane
Additional title: I said goodbye with many a sigh. [first line]
Additional title: Then who would not sail the sea? [first line of chorus]
Dilley, Edgar M. (Edgar Meck) (1874-1960) (Lyricist)
Orem, Preston Ware (1865-1938) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Publisher: Edgar M. Dilley
Library locations
Music Division
Man-woman relationships
Expectation (Psychology)
Sheet music
Content: On cover: A sailor. [illustration]
Content: Subtitle: Jack Tar has a sweetheart in every port.
Statement of responsibility: words by Edgar M. Daily ; words by Preston Ware Orem.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 965f4f30-c598-012f-6463-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1960: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Wikipedia Citation

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Mary Jane