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Source:   Sheet music, 1892


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The Bowery / words by Charles H. Hoyt ; music by Percy Gaunt.
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Image ID: 1154148

The Bowery / words by Charles H. Hoyt ; music by Percy Gaunt.  [Oh! The night I struck New York, I went out for a quiet walk...] ([c1925])

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Image Title

:  The Bowery / words by Charles H. Hoyt ; music by Percy Gaunt.

Alternate Title(s)

: Oh! The night I struck New York, I went out for a quiet walk; Folks who are "on to" the city say, Better by far that I took Broadway; But I was out to enjoy the sights, There was the Bowery ablaze with lights; I had one of the devil's own nights! I'll never go there anymore! [first line] Title 2.) The Bow'ry, the Bow'ry! They say such things, and they do strange things on the Bow'ry! The Bow'ry! I'll never go there anymore! [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Hoyt, Charles Hale, 1859-1900 -- Lyricist
Gaunt, Percy -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1925]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.

Notes

: Cover includes illustration of a gentleman walking beneath the elevated tracks in the Bowery neighborhood of the period (19th c.) in New York City.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1892

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1154148

Record ID

: 448598

Digital Item Published

: 10-21-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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