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Source:   Sheet music, 1895


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Breaking the ties of home / by Joe Newman.
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Image ID: 1255257

Breaking the ties of home / by Joe Newman.  [There's a story that's sad, that they tell of a lad. [first ...] (c1895)

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Image Title

:  Breaking the ties of home / by Joe Newman.

Alternate Title(s)

: There's a story that's sad, that they tell of a lad. [first line] Title 2.) You're breaking the ties of home, John, going to lead a new life. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Newman, Joe -- Lyricist
Newman, Joe -- Composer

Published Date

: c1895

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover includes a photograph of Joe Newman. Note 2.) Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: Syman's music store, 323 16th St. next to Fair. Note 3.) On cover: This song was suggested to the composer by Hovenden's famous picture, "Breakign home ties," exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. Thos. Hovenden, artst, was born in Ireland, December 28, 1840. On August 14, 1895, he was instantly killed by a locomotive while making a vain attempt to rescue a little girl at a grade crossing near Norristown, Pa.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1895

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1255257

Record ID

: 463714

Digital Item Published

: 8-11-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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