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Way down yonder in the cornfield : Alabama / by Cobb and Edwards
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Image ID: 2000851

Way down yonder in the cornfield : Alabama / by Cobb and Edwards  [I saw a field of cotton and faces long forgotton. [first lin...]

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Image Title

:  Way down yonder in the cornfield : Alabama / by Cobb and Edwards

Alternate Title(s)

: I saw a field of cotton and faces long forgotton. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) I was far away from home, I was far across the foam. [first line of song]

Creator(s)

: Cobb, Will D., 1876-1930 -- Composer
Cobb, Will D., 1876-1930 -- Lyricist
Edwards, Gus, 1879-1945 -- Composer
Edwards, Gus, 1879-1945 -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Rawlston, Zelma -- Singer

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 33 cm.

Notes

: Cover design includes drawings of stalks of wheat and a map of Alabama. Note 2.) On cover: Sung with great success by Zelma Rawlston. Cover includes photograph of Zelma Rawlston. Note 3.) Summary: A man standing on a pier looks at a boat named Alabama and reminisces about his home plantation; the ship's captain offers to take him back home and he returns to his plantation.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1901

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 2000851

Record ID

: 1935910

Digital Item Published

: 2-17-2011; updated 3-25-2011

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