She's a thoroughbred

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She's a thoroughbred
Additional title: For she's a thoroughbred. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'll sing you a song and I'll do my best. [first line]
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)
Wayburn, Ned (Lyricist)
Wayburn, Ned (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: [New York]
Publisher: May Irwin
Library locations
Music Division
African American women
African Americans
Sheet music
Content: Musical supplement to the New York Journal and Advertiser, Dec. 25, 1898.
Content: On cover: May Irwin.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Ned Wayburn.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebd85490-c593-012f-ec3a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "She's a thoroughbred" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898.

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She's a thoroughbred