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Why did they sell Killarney / words and music by John & Harry Dillon.
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Why did they sell Killarney / words and music by John & Harry Dillon.  [Buy Killarney's lakes so fair, they sing this song to the mi...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  Why did they sell Killarney / words and music by John & Harry Dillon.

Alternate Title(s)

: Buy Killarney's lakes so fair, they sing this song to the millionaire. [first line of song] Title 2.) Why did they sell Killarney, all for the sake of gold. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Dillon, John -- Composer
Dillon, Harry -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Heald, H. D. -- Arranger

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 3 p. ; 32 cm.

Notes

: Cover design includes reproduction of a painting showing the ruins of Ross Castle overlooking the lake Lough Leane. Note 2.) Summary: The narrator questions why are parts of Killarney being sold when so much of town history belongs to the town. Note 3.) Descriptive subtitle on cover: sentimental song & chorus.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256688

Record ID

: 609490

Digital Item Published

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

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