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Title
Dolly Brown
Additional title: A mile outside the city, there's a quaint old village green, And near it stands a cottage, that's the cutest ever seen, I take the car each evening to the limits of the town, And there I meet the graceful form, Of charming Dolly Brown, My charming Dolly Brown, My darling Dolly Brown. [first line]
Additional title: She has a kiss for me, She has a smile for you, So blithe and so jolly is dear little Dolly, affectionate, constant and true, Down by the gate she will wait for me, the belle of the quaint old town. [first line of chorus]
Names
Schleiffarth, George (d. 1921) (Composer)
Robey, W. C. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Vocal scores with piano
Notes
Content: On the cover" "She pleases every member of the family." "It's the most "catchy" song out."
Statement of responsibility: words by W.C. Robey ; music by Geo. Schleiffarth.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f4e478c0-c58d-012f-de23-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dolly Brown" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f360-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dolly Brown" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f360-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - 1892). Dolly Brown Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f360-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Dolly Brown