“That's the Tune They Play in Dixie Land”

Description (Brief):

This sheet music is for the song “That's the Tune They Play in Dixie Land.” The lyrics were written by Joseph Mittenthal and the music was composed by Joseph M. Daly. The sheet music was published by the Joseph M. Daly Company of Boston, Massachusetts in 1908. The cover features a blue-tinged illustration of a man at a pier looking at battleships sailing in the bay. There is an inset photograph of Ben F. Loring on the lower right of the cover, who would have featured and performed the song in his act.

Date Made: 1908

Publisher: Joseph M. Daly Music Publishing Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0424.034Accession Number: 1983.0424Catalog Number: 1983.0424.034

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-fd23-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670848

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