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Johnny, my old friend John / written and composed by Wm. Courtright.

Image ID: 1166628

Johnny, my old friend John / written and composed by Wm. Courtright.  [I am thinking today, of our childhood John. [first line]] (c1894)

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Image Title

:  Johnny, my old friend John / written and composed by Wm. Courtright.

Alternate Title(s)

: I am thinking today, of our childhood John. [first line] Title 2.) Johnny, my old friend John. [first line of chorus]


: Courtright, William -- Composer
Francks, F. Hawley -- Lyricist
Courtright, William -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Robie, J. -- Owner

Published Date

: c1894

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.


: Former owner's stamp on cover at top center: J. Robie. Note 2.) On cover: An instantaneous go!!...comic song and chorus, written, composed and introduced with terrific success by Wm. Courtright. Note 3.) Rear cover contains an advertisement for the song "Her eyes don't shine like diamonds" by Dave Marion with reproduction of first page of music. Note 4.) Page 2 contains texts for 2 additional verses by Courtright and 3 additional verses by F. Hawley Francks.


: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1894


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

Digital ID

: 1166628

Record ID

: 454213

Digital Item Published

: 8-24-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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