I'm gonna pin my medal on the girl I left behind

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Title
I'm gonna pin my medal on the girl I left behind
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies of 1918.
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies. I'm gonna pin my medal on the girl I left behind. Vocal score.
Names
Barbelle, 1888-1957 (Illustrator)
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 (Composer)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television (M.C. file)

Sheet music, 1918.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1918
Place: New York
Publisher: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld follies, 1918)
Genres
sheet music
Scores
Notes
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: As sung by Frank Carter in Ziegfeld Follies, 1918--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by Barbelle.
Content: Cover photograph of Frank Carter.
Content: First line of chorus: I'm gonna pin my medal on the girl I left behind.
Content: First line of text: "Over there" in France, in a big advance, little Johnny stood the test.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Statement of responsibility: [words and music] by Irving Berlin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
All edges seriously frayed and torn; center seam torn and repaired with tape.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C411
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14535722
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 48f09950-c5ff-012f-e315-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1888: Creator Born
  • 1918: Created
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm gonna pin my medal on the girl I left behind" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1918. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-51fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm gonna pin my medal on the girl I left behind" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-51fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1918). I'm gonna pin my medal on the girl I left behind Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-51fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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