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Title
Throw him down McCloskey
Additional title: 'Twas down at Dan McDevitt's at the corner of this street, there was to be a prize fight and both parties were to meet. [first line]
Additional title: McCloskey's great fight : song and chorus.
Additional title: Throw him down McCloskey, was to be the battle cry, throw him down McCloskey, you can lick him if you try. [first line of chorus]
Names
Kelly, J. W. (Songwriter) (Composer)
Kelly, J. W. (Songwriter) (Lyricist)
Cline, Maggie, 1857-1934 (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Frank Harding's Music House
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Humorous songs
Songs, Irish
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On t.p.: Maggie Cline's famous song.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by J.W. Kelly.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7643e010-c58d-012f-9499-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Throw him down McCloskey" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f66-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Throw him down McCloskey" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f66-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890). Throw him down McCloskey Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f66-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Throw him down McCloskey