Three score and two

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Three score and two
Additional title: I'm young yet - are you? [alternative title]
Additional title: Then come, banish care, let's laugh and be gay. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Tho' the years have flown by 'til they've reach'd three score two. [first line]
Spivack, Ephraim (Owner)
Stewart, J. Garland (Lyricist)
Stewart, J. Garland (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: The Chicago Music Co.
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Summary: The narrator reminisces to a friend, asking whether the person also feels young, and if so, asks that they banish care, laugh and be gay.
Content: Former owner's stamp on cover at top left: Cantor Ephraim Spivack, Temple Sinai 1920-1948.
Content: Page 5: Final measure lacks concluding double bar [end of song?].
Statement of responsibility: song by J. Garland Stewart.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b04ee8e0-c591-012f-e9e0-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Three score and two