You have a friend in me

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Title
You have a friend in me
Additional title: They stood in a lane and quarrelled. [first line of song]
Additional title: You say that I must go, fate has decided so. [first line of chorus]
Names
Letters, Will (Composer)
Letters, Will (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: London : New York :
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter ; T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Broken homes
Pathos
Runaway wives
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes photograph of Will Letters.
Content: Summary: The wife of a married couple chooses to leave, the husband sadly tells her he'll always be her friend; she leaves for a socially higher life and her parents are heart-broken; the outcome is that she dies.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Will Letters
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80093b70-c599-012f-be73-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You have a friend in me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97f440ea-6186-9f02-e040-e00a1806179e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You have a friend in me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97f440ea-6186-9f02-e040-e00a1806179e

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. You have a friend in me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97f440ea-6186-9f02-e040-e00a1806179e

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You have a friend in me