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Title
San Francisco Sadie
Additional title: For she is warm, warm, warm, a highly cultured maid. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I took a trip to San Francisco California state. [first line of song]
Names
Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942 (Composer)
Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942 (Lyricist)
Levey, Ethel, -1955 (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: George L. Spaulding
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
San Francisco (Calif.)
Fire
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: This is not a coon song.
Content: Summary: The narrator traveled to San Francisco where he met and fell in love with Sadie, for whom he feels a burning passion.
Content: Cover design includes background simulatting flames of a fire.
Content: On cover: First night hit with Ethel Levey. Cover includes photograph of Ethel Levey.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Geo. M. Cohan.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 85b36360-c595-012f-49aa-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

  • 1878: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1942: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "San Francisco Sadie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efb5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "San Francisco Sadie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efb5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). San Francisco Sadie Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efb5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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San Francisco Sadie