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A transplanted shamrock
Additional title: Oh, I'd like this country betther if the foreigns didn't run it. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: On Broadway. Transplanted shamrock. [uniform title]
Additional title: When first I struck this country, not a thing I got to do. [first line]
Tompkins, Juliet Wilbor (1871-1956) (Lyricist)
Tompkins, Gilbert (Composer)
Cline, Maggie (1857-1934) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York
Publisher: American Song Company
Library locations
Music Division
Songs, Irish
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Maggie Cline. Cover also includes decoration made from shamrocks.
Content: On cover: As sung by Maggie Cline in her new play On Broadway.
Statement of responsibility: words by Juliet Wilbor Tompkins ; music by Gilbert Tompkins.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c05bb350-c590-012f-cc19-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1956: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A transplanted shamrock" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A transplanted shamrock" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 27, 2017.

APA Format

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A transplanted shamrock