The Katy-Did Song (Baker, Thomas)

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. New York: Horace Waters, 1853.
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General Information

Work Title The Katy-Did Song, or Katy-Did's answer to Katy
Alternative. Title
Composer Baker, Thomas
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITB 14
Key F major
First Publication. 1853 or before
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

Misc. Comments

Title page includes the following quote:

"Didst ever ask the insect tattler[?] what KATY really did to make such a stir in the
World, and give occasion for its everlasting Song of KATY-DID. No! well WE have, and here is its answer."

One advertisement references the following reviews:

"This song is greatly admired. Thousands have been sold.--Odd Fellow."
"The most successful of Horace Waters' publications is the "Katy-Did Song," by Baker, which is a universal favorite.--Quebec Gazette"