Down in Tomale Town

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Down in Tomale Town
Additional title: Almost ev'ry lad is now singing praises about his best girl. [first line]
Additional title: Down in Tomale Town, to my darling's home. [first line of chorus]
Bender, Edw. F. (Lyricist)
Amando, O. (Composer)
Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.) (1857-1925) (Copyright holder)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: [Chicago]
Publisher: H.W.Petrie
Library locations
Music Division
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Love songs
Houses -- 1890-1900
Sheet music
Content: Lacking cover.
Content: Summary: The narrator, Jimmy Berry, is fond of Ann McNeary who lives in a house in Tomale Town; when he marries her, she'll move to a new house.
Statement of responsibility: words by Edw. F. Bender ; music by O. Amando.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 08dd1b30-c591-012f-6fda-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down in Tomale Town" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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Down in Tomale Town