Way down yonder in the cornfield : Alabama

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Names
Diamond, George H. (Singer)
McFarland, W. R. (Former owner)
Edwards, Gus (1879-1945) (Composer)
Edwards, Gus (1879-1945) (Lyricist)
Cobb, Will D. (1876-1930) (Composer)
Cobb, Will D. (1876-1930) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills ; Paull-Pioneer Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Alabama
Reminiscing
Homesickness
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design includes drawings of stalks of wheat and a map of Alabama.

Content : Cover damaged.

Content : Former owner's signature on cover at top right: W.R. McFarland.

Content : Summary: A man standing on a pier looks at a boat named Alabama and reminisces about his home plantation; the ship's captain offers to take him back home and he returns to his plantation.

Content : On cover: Sung with great success by George Diamond. Cover includes photograph of George Diamond.

Statement of Responsibility: By Cobb and Edwards
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 53c2dea0-c599-012f-e760-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Way down yonder in the cornfield : Alabama