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You're going far away lad, or, I'm still your mother, dear

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Title
You're going far away lad, or, I'm still your mother, dear
Additional title: A youth of sixteen summers. [first line]
Additional title: You're going far away lad. [first line of chorus]
Names
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906 (Lyricist)
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Arrivals & departures
Bittersweet
Mothers & children
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: No cover.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Paul Dresser.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cad011b0-c592-012f-6d2e-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

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're going far away lad, or, I'm still your mother, dear" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1891-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're going far away lad, or, I'm still your mother, dear" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 12, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1891-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). You're going far away lad, or, I'm still your mother, dear Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1891-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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You're going far away lad, or, I'm still your mother, dear