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Title
Down in Hogan's Alley
Additional title: Of all the sweet girls in old New York, there's only one for me. [first line]
Additional title: She's my darling, all the children know. [first line of chorus]
Names
Large, W. L. (Illustrator)
Miller, Harry S. (Composer)
Miller, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Cragg, Geo. A. (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Henry J. Wehman
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Mothers and sons
Alleys
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration contains a drawing signed W. L. Large, Bklyn, of an alley with a door marked "Boys" and two garbage cans labeled Board of Education; also contains drawing of a woman labeled "Sally."
Content: Summary: The narrator lives in New York City, and admires Sally as do all the boys, but can't get married because he has an aged mother; he will wait despite Sally being 60 years old.
Content: Dedication on cover at top: Dedicated to the readers of the N. Y. Sunday World.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Harry S. Miller.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07751ce0-c591-012f-ee3b-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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down in Hogan's Alley" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6d2d0aeb-6dd9-b7ee-e040-e00a18060201

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down in Hogan's Alley" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6d2d0aeb-6dd9-b7ee-e040-e00a18060201

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Down in Hogan's Alley Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6d2d0aeb-6dd9-b7ee-e040-e00a18060201

Wikipedia Citation

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Down in Hogan's Alley