Composer

Harry von Tilzer

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Alternate Title

It's a Long Way To the USA and the Girl I Left Behind

Cover Illustration

Illustration of soldier in trenches thinking of home, depicted above him

First Line of Song

While the cannon shells were screaming

First Line of Chorus

It's a long, long way to the USA and the girl I left behind

Lyricist

Trainor, Val

Illustrator/Artist

Barbelle, Albert W., 1888-1957

Lithographer/Printer

New York: Harry Von Tilzer

Publication Date

1917

Publisher

New York: Harry Von Tilzer

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

War Songs

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score; 5 p.; 28 x 35

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278011446964

Digital ID#

011446964-1917

Location of Original

Box 76; Folder 1; Item 13

Repository

Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights Management

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Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

It's a Long Long Way to the USA

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