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Down south
Additional title: Come on down south. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Underneath the moon, with the balmy breezes blowing. [first line]
Spaeth, Sigmund Gottfried (1885-1965) (Lyricist)
Myddleton, W. H. (William Henry) (1873-1950) (Composer)
Radom, Cy (Arranger)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Edward B. Marks Music Corporation
Library locations
Music Division
Southern States
African Americans
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle: Fox-trot song.
Statement of responsibility: words by Sigmund Spaeth ; music by Wm. H. Myddleton ; arranged by W. C. Polla.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dfd926d0-c597-012f-360a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1965: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Down south