Gypsy blues

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Gypsy blues
Additional title: Shuffle along. Gypsy blues. Vocal score.
Sissle, Noble (1889-1975) (Lyricist)
Blake, Eubie (1887-1983) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1921.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1921
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Shuffle along, 1921)
Sheet music
Content: Book by Flournoy Miller and Aubrey Lyle--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: First line of chorus: Now I've got the gypsy blues.
Content: First line of text: I was talking to a gypsy.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Shuffle Along, Inc. presents the New York musical novelty success Shuffle Along--Cover.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: Sung by the characters Jessie and Ruth.
Statement of responsibility: [words and music by] [Noble] Sissle and [Eubie] Blake.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14533201
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b6b7000-c5ff-012f-f03b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1889: Creator Born
  • 1921: Created
  • 1975: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Gypsy blues" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1921.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Gypsy blues" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 27, 2017.

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Gypsy blues