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Title
She's my sweetheart from Savannah
Additional title: I've a sweetheart far away in Savannah. [first line of song]
Additional title: She's my sweetheart from Savannah where the sweet magnolia grows. [first line of chorus]
Names
Johnson, Lee (Songwriter) (Composer)
Johnson, Lee (Songwriter) (Lyricist)
Hayden, Ola (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: San Francisco, Cal.
Publisher: Lee Johnson & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Love
Reminiscing
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Summary: The narrator recalls his love for a girl from Savannah, but he had to leave her; subsequently she married another man; despite that, the narrator still loves her.
Content: Cover design includes photograph of Ola Hayden.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: Exton Music Co., 331 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, [California].
Content: On cover: [sung] by Ola Hayden, Kelly & Violette, Manning and Weston, Barry...Charles King, etc.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Lee Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8e605e90-c595-012f-074d-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
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "She's my sweetheart from Savannah" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "She's my sweetheart from Savannah" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 19, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). She's my sweetheart from Savannah Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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She's my sweetheart from Savannah