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The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee

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Title
The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee
Additional title: On a morning bright and clear, to my old home I drew near [First line of song]
Additional title: We could hear the darkies singing, as she said farewell to me [First line of chorus]
Names
Braisted, Harry (Lyricist)
Carter, Stanley (Composer)
Weston, Al (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Death
Betrothal
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration in red of river with trees in foreground; inset of photograph of Al H. Weston.
Content: On cover: a first night hit with Al. H. Weston.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Braisted ; music by Stanley Carter.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d547620-c594-012f-0a70-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9284175a-3f80-3aeb-e040-e00a18066e18

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 13, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9284175a-3f80-3aeb-e040-e00a18066e18

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9284175a-3f80-3aeb-e040-e00a18066e18

Wikipedia Citation

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The girl I loved in sunny Tennessee