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Farewell to the King's Highway / words by Harry B. Smith; music by Reginald De Koven.
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Image ID: 1165507

Farewell to the King's Highway / words by Harry B. Smith; music by Reginald De Koven.  [Highwayman. Farewell to the king's highway. [uniform title]] ([c1897])

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Image Title

:  Farewell to the King's Highway / words by Harry B. Smith; music by Reginald De Koven.

Alternate Title(s)

: Highwayman. Farewell to the king's highway. [uniform title] Title 2.) Oh, fill me a flagon as high as you please. [first line]

Creator(s)

: Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936 -- Lyricist
De Koven, Reginald, 1859-1920 -- Composer

Additional Name(s)

: O'Mara, Joseph -- Singer

Published Date

: [c1897]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

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

Notes

: Cover includes lithograph of a masked man on horseback; image is in black and white, but mask and cape are colored red. Note 2.) On cover: Song from "The Highwayman", Smith and DeKoven's latest and greatest success as sung by Joseph O'Mara. Note 3.) Printed as a supplement to New York Journal and Advertiser, December 25, 1897. Note 4.) Summary: In the course of a drinking song, the character describes the vicissitudes of courting women.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1897

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1165507

Record ID

: 464452

Digital Item Published

: 4-27-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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