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Title
When I was a boy
Additional title: Wasted days of childhood wasted time in play. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When I was a boy oh those happy days so dear. [first line]
Names
Brydges, Castell (Singer)
Barry, Bert B. (Owner)
Armstrong, Paul B. (Composer)
Armstrong, Paul B. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Chicago
Publisher: The Tournjee Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Reminiscing
Waltzes
Regret
Genres
Vocal scores with piano
Notes
Content: Signature of former owner at top right of cover: Bert B. Barry.
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Castell Brydges.
Content: On cover: Sold everywhere!! 5,000 copies already sold. THe immensely popular song...written for and sung by America's favorite tenor, Mr. Castell Brydges.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Paul Barrett Armstrong.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eb0673c0-c58e-012f-f62b-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

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When I was a boy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f479-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When I was a boy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f479-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). When I was a boy Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f479-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When I was a boy