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It's only a portrait of mother / words and music by Barney Fagan.
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Image ID: 1256336

It's only a portrait of mother / words and music by Barney Fagan.  [Just at the grey dawn of morning, silently forging ahead [Fi...] (1899)

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Image Title

:  It's only a portrait of mother / words and music by Barney Fagan.

Alternate Title

: Just at the grey dawn of morning, silently forging ahead [First line of song]

Creator(s)

: Fagan, Barney -- Composer
Fagan, Barney -- Lyricist

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover illustration features an old naval captain, with a dog by his side, shaking hands with a young sailor. Note 2.) On cover: excerpt from Chicago Tribune dated Sept. 24th 1899 describing the incident that the song is based upon.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256336

Record ID

: 608689

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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