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Sing me a song of the South / words by George A. Norton ; music by James W. Casey.
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Sing me a song of the South / words by George A. Norton ; music by James W. Casey.  [A well fought battle ended, a vict'ry nobly earned. [first l...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  Sing me a song of the South / words by George A. Norton ; music by James W. Casey.

Alternate Title(s)

: A well fought battle ended, a vict'ry nobly earned. [first line of song] Title 2.) Sing me a song of the sunny South, one with a sweet refrain. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Norton, George A. -- Lyricist
Casey, James W. -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: On cover: Sung with great success by the phenomenal baritone Will Thompson of Primrose & Dockstader's Minstrels. Also sung with great success by the phenomenal soprano Lorraine Armour. Cover includes photograph of Lorraine Armour. Note 2.) Subtitle on cover: Pathetic descriptive ballad. Note 3.) Summary: As he lays dying in battle [presumably during the Civil War], a soldier asks to hear a typical song from the Southern United States; as his comrades sing, he passes away; as they lay him in his grave, they still remember the song they sang.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256579

Record ID

: 609628

Digital Item Published

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

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