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

“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.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Joseph M. Daly Music Publishing Co.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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