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Additional title: He's very well known, is Algy, to the ladies on the stage. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The Piccadilly Johnny with the little glass eye. [alternative title]
Additional title: The set of boys I chum with are the best known set down town. [first line]
Norris, Harry B. (Composer)
Norris, Harry B. (Lyricist)
Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952 (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Library locations
Music Division
Fortune hunters
Content: Cover includes a full-length photograph of Vesta Tilley dressed in men's clothes, wearing a top hat, with a drawing of two women dressed in evening clothes wearing fanciful hats.
Content: Published as the music supplement of the New York American and Journal, Sunday, November 8, 1903, page 5-6.
Content: On cover: The famous song success of Vesta revived for her present New York engagement.
Statement of responsibility: [written and composed by Harry B. Norris].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa0d3b40-c58f-012f-2f27-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Algy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Algy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2020.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895). Algy Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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