The band played on

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The band played on
Additional title: Casey would waltz with a strawberry blond, and the band played on. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Matt Casey formed a social club that beat the town for style. [first line]
Ward, Charles (Composer)
Palmer, John F. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: The New York Music Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Social dancing -- 19th century
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to the New York Sunday World.
Statement of responsibility: words by John F. Palmer ; music by Chas. B. Ward.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01c4cf00-c590-012f-6a44-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The band played on" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895.

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The band played on