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Title
I'm coming back again, Eileen
Additional title: I'm coming back again, Eileen, To you and Erin's hills of green! Across the brine, to call you mine, I'm coming back again, Eileen! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'm coming back again, Eileen, With love abiding, strong and true! Tho' sever'd, darling, we have been, My heart has ever turn'd to you! [first line]
Names
McCarthy, J. D. (Composer)
McCarthy, J. D. (Lyricist)
McKeon, Joseph I. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Place: New York
Publisher: Louis Berge
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On the cover: Author of "Roses Perish in the Snow," "Mother's Letter," "The Banjo Now Hangs Silent on the Door," Etc., Etc.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by J.D. McCarthy.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0624c0f0-c58e-012f-7d5c-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

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm coming back again, Eileen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f37c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm coming back again, Eileen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 25, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f37c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892). I'm coming back again, Eileen Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f37c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I'm coming back again, Eileen