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When Dewey comes sailing home / words by John Langdon Heaton ; music by Kerry Mills.
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When Dewey comes sailing home / words by John Langdon Heaton ; music by Kerry Mills.  [There's a great little man coming over the sea. [first line ...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  When Dewey comes sailing home / words by John Langdon Heaton ; music by Kerry Mills.

Alternate Title(s)

: There's a great little man coming over the sea. [first line of song] Title 2.) When Dewey comes sailing home again, the bands will play. [first line of chorus

Creator(s)

: Mills, Kerry, 1869-1948 -- Composer
Heaton, John Langdon, 1860-1935 -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Dewey, George, 1837-1917 -- Dedicatee

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 4 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design includes drawing of sailors in front of an American flag with a steamship in the background. Note 2.) Printed as a supplement to the New York World, Sunday, June 18, 1899. Note 3.) Summary: Song in praise of Admiral George Dewey.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256666

Record ID

: 609548

Digital Item Published

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

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