Burton Lane



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Cover Illustration

Map of New Mexico; Illustration of cowboy on horse

First Line of Song

My, the world was big just a day ago, For just a dat ago who,

First Line of Chorus

Here was I a gyspy looking for a world to roam in, Now the world is in my arms.

Publication Date



New York : Chappell and Co., Inc.,

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Show Tunes

Object Type


Format (Original)

1 score (5 p.) ; 31 cm.

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Digital ID#


Location of Original

Box 40, Folder 1, Piece 30


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

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

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The World Is In My Arms



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