On the Day that Dewey comes home.

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Title
On the Day that Dewey comes home.
Additional title: There'll be a grand sight, home from the fight, our boys come home to stay. [first line of song]
Additional title: Won't we have a high old time when the boys come marching home. [first line of chorus]
Names
Hayden, Joe (Composer)
Hayden, Joe (Lyricist)
Johnson, Lee, songwriter (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: San Francisco, Cal.
Publisher: Lee Johnson & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Soldiers -- American -- 1890-1899
Homecoming
Dewey, George, 1837-1917 -- Commemoration
Ragtime music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung nightly by America's phenomenal girl baritone, Ola Hayden. Cover includes photograph of Ola Hayden.
Content: Piano part of chorus is supplied with alternative "rag time" accompaniment.
Content: Summary: Praises the men who return from war, including Dewey, the son of the narrator's family.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bbb2530-c595-012f-a8c8-58d385a7bc34
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. "On the Day that Dewey comes home." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f028-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "On the Day that Dewey comes home." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f028-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). On the Day that Dewey comes home. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f028-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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On the Day that Dewey comes home.