Why did they sell Killarney

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Title
Why did they sell Killarney
Additional title: Buy Killarney's lakes so fair, they sing this song to the millionaire. [first line of song]
Additional title: Why did they sell Killarney, all for the sake of gold. [first line of chorus]
Names
Dillon, John (Composer)
Dillon, Harry (Lyricist)
Heald, H. D. (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Waltzes
Killarney (Kerry, Ireland)
Leane, Lough (Ireland)
Ross Castle (Killarney)
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover design includes reproduction of a painting showing the ruins of Ross Castle overlooking the lake Lough Leane.
Content: Descriptive subtitle on cover: sentimental song & chorus.
Content: Summary: The narrator questions why are parts of Killarney being sold when so much of town history belongs to the town.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by John & Harry Dillon.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d6fb3210-c595-012f-7c4c-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

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Why did they sell Killarney" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef39-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Why did they sell Killarney" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef39-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Why did they sell Killarney Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef39-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Why did they sell Killarney