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Title
Poll parrot told it to me
Additional title: I heard something new when out walking today a poll parrot told it to me. [first line]
Additional title: Pretty sweet Polly come off your perch do not talk German to me. [first line of chorus]
Names
Brigham, G. B. (Composer)
Cushman, Frank (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Place: Chicago
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Parrots
Humorous songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Below caption title: Written expressly for Frank Cushman.
Content: On cover: Frank Cushman's new topical song. Sung with many encores nightly in Haverly's Minstrels, Casino Theater, Chicago.
Statement of responsibility: by G.B. Brigham.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b879faf0-c58d-012f-a935-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Poll parrot told it to me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ede0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Poll parrot told it to me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ede0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891). Poll parrot told it to me Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ede0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Poll parrot told it to me