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On the Day that Dewey comes home.

Image ID: 1256507

On the Day that Dewey comes home.  [There'll be a grand sight, home from the fight, our boys com...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  On the Day that Dewey comes home.

Alternate Title(s)

: There'll be a grand sight, home from the fight, our boys come home to stay. [first line of song] Title 2.) Won't we have a high old time when the boys come marching home. [first line of chorus]


: Hayden, Joe -- Composer
Hayden, Joe -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Johnson, Lee, songwriter -- Arranger

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 36 cm.


: On cover: Sung nightly by America's phenomenal girl baritone, Ola Hayden. Cover includes photograph of Ola Hayden. Note 2.) Piano part of chorus is supplied with alternative "rag time" accompaniment. Note 3.) Summary: Praises the men who return from war, including Dewey, the son of the narrator's family.


: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899


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

Digital ID

: 1256507

Record ID

: 609729

Digital Item Published

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

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