You are the only girl I'll ever care about

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Title
You are the only girl I'll ever care about
Additional title: In a town not far from here, lived a maiden sweet and dear. [first line of song]
Additional title: Wall St. You are the only girl I'll ever care about. [uniform title]
Additional title: You are the only girl I'll ever care about. [first line of chorus]
Names
Edwards, Gus, 1879-1945 (Composer)
Cobb, Will D., 1876-1930 (Lyricist)
Parr, John (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Rogers Bros. Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Waltzes
Musicals
Man-woman relationships
Love stories
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Published as the musical supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Nov. 12, 1899.
Content: On cover: sung by John Parr with Rogers Brothers in Wall St. at Oscar Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre. Cover includes photograph of John Parr.
Content: Summary: A boy wants a girl to be his girlfriend, but she refuses; after time passes she sees the boy again but now with another woman, so she's upset and realizes that she loved him; eventually she finds out that the other woman was his cousin and she can marry him after all.
Statement of responsibility: words by Will D. Cobb ; music by Gus Edwards.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1637670-c595-012f-edfb-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

  • 1879: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1945: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You are the only girl I'll ever care about" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97887756-719c-6289-e040-e00a18067724

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You are the only girl I'll ever care about" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97887756-719c-6289-e040-e00a18067724

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). You are the only girl I'll ever care about Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97887756-719c-6289-e040-e00a18067724

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You are the only girl I'll ever care about