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Down where the cotton blossoms grow

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Title
Down where the cotton blossoms grow
Additional title: I was going home again and was waiting for my train. [first line]
Additional title: Picture to night, a field of snowy white. [first line of chorus]
Names
Sterling, Andrew B., 1874-1955 (Lyricist)
Von Tilzer, Harry, 1872-1946 (Composer)
Russell, Leah (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Southern States
Cotton plantations -- Southern States
African Americans
Reunions
Homesickness
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Photograph of Leah Russell.
Content: On cover: Cotton fields. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e2c8b200-c597-012f-6f98-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1955: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down where the cotton blossoms grow" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8ea940b4-805d-406f-e040-e00a18064fc6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down where the cotton blossoms grow" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 15, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8ea940b4-805d-406f-e040-e00a18064fc6

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Down where the cotton blossoms grow Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8ea940b4-805d-406f-e040-e00a18064fc6

Wikipedia Citation

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Down where the cotton blossoms grow