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My wild Irish rose / words and music by Chauncey Olcott.
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My wild Irish rose / words and music by Chauncey Olcott.  [If you listen I'll sing you a sweet little song, of a flower...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  My wild Irish rose / words and music by Chauncey Olcott.

Alternate Title(s)

: If you listen I'll sing you a sweet little song, of a flower that's now droped and dead. [first line of song] Title 2.) My wild Irish Rose, the sweetest flow'r that grows. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Olcott, Chauncey, 1858-1932 -- Lyricist
Olcott, Chauncey, 1858-1932 -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 31 cm.

Notes

: On cover: Sung by Chauncey Olcott. Note 2.) Summary: The narrator sings of his girlfriend, his wild Irish Rose (using metaphors to the flower), who will never desert him; he hopes that she will marry him one day. Note 3.) Version in C major.

Provenance

: Gift of the Columbia Broadcasting System Inc., [1974].

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256493

Record ID

: 609715

Digital Item Published

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

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