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Boston Royal Rooters souvenir card with lyrics to "Tessie"

Boston Royal Rooters souvenir card with lyrics to "Tessie"

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Title:
Boston Royal Rooters souvenir card with lyrics to "Tessie"
Description:
Rooter's Souvenir, Boston - Pittsburg, Oct., 1903. M.T. McGreevy. 3d Base. Nuf Ced. Who Kidnapped the Pittsburg Band: Nuf Ced - McGreevy. With lyrics to Tessie: Tessie, you are the only, only, only. Chorus. Tessie, you make me feel so badly; Why don't you turn around. Tessie, you know I love you madly; Babe, my heart weighs about a pound. Don't blame me if I ever doubt you, You know, I wouldn't live without you; Tessie, you are the only, only, only, -ly. The lyrics were taken from a song in a popular musical entitled, The Glass Slipper. McGreevy would later adapt the lyrics to a baseball theme.
Date:
1903
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
Ephemera
Advertising Cards
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Michael T. "Nuf Ced" McGreevy Collection
Subjects:
Souvenirs
Songs
Sports spectators
Baseball
Extent:
1 print
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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Language:
English
Accession #:
06_06_000155