The grapevine swing

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The grapevine swing
Additional title: Swinging in the grapevine swing, laughing were the wild birds sing. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When I was a boy on the old Plntation, down by the deep bayou. [first line]
Vosseller, Harold A. (Composer)
Peck, Samuel Minturn (1854-1938) (Lyricist)
Vosseller, Harold A. (Copyright holder)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: New York
Publisher: Harold A. Vosseller
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Under caption title: Words originally written for the "Times Democrat" of New Orleans and used its kind permission.
Statement of responsibility: words by Samuel Minturn Peck ; music by Harold A. Vosseller.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8dfb7e00-c58d-012f-ee1e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The grapevine swing" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The grapevine swing" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 28, 2017.

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The grapevine swing