The Race Track Sport. "He Bet on a Horse Named ----." Comic Song.

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Levy Call Number:

Box 28, Item 124

Composer, Lyricist, Arranger:

By Dick McAvoy.

Publisher:

M. Witmark & Sons, 51 West 28th St.

Location:

New York

Date:

1894

Form of Composition:

strophic with introduction and coda

Instrumentation:

piano and voice First line of introduction I'll tell you of a friend of mine That once was light and gay First line of verses He bet on a horse named Umbrella, They said he was good in the wet

Performer:

As Sung With Great Success by The McAvoys

Engraver, Lithographer, Artist:

[unattributed photo of the McAvoys]

Advertisement:

ads on inside bottom margins and on back cover for M. Witmark & Sons stocks

Subjects:

Portraits, Racetracks, Race horses, Gambling, Asylums