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Title
That's what Uncle Sam & Johnny Bull could do
Additional title: For that's what Uncle Sam and Johnny Bull could do. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: If Uncle Sam and Johnny Bull would join their hands. [first line of song]
Names
Browne, Raymond A., 1871-1922 (Composer)
Hartley, Wm. J. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
John Bull (Symbolic character)
England
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)
United States -- 1890-1899
Patriotic music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover design includes drawing of Uncle Sam and Johnny Bull holding rifles, with United States and English flags drapped over them.
Content: Descriptive subtitle on cover and below caption title: International patriotic song.
Content: Summary: If Uncle Sam and Johnny Bull would join together like brothers, they could defeat any foe, and would dominate the earth, allowing peace to reign.
Statement of responsibility: words by Wm. J. Hartley ; music by Raymond A. Browne.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21736880
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21738653
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b15dd9f0-c595-012f-ef57-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "That's what Uncle Sam & Johnny Bull could do" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "That's what Uncle Sam & Johnny Bull could do" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 21, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). That's what Uncle Sam & Johnny Bull could do Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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That's what Uncle Sam & Johnny Bull could do