Lyric Sheet, SINCE TERRY FIRST JOINED THE GANG
“Since Terry First Joined The Gang”. c. 1870, San Francisco Lyric Sheet for “Since Terry First Joined The Gang”, Published by Bell and Company, San Francisco, CA, Very Fine.. The lyric sheet, 11.25” x 4.5”, is “Published and sold, wholesale and retail, by BELL & COMPANY, General Publishers of Songs and Ballads, Booksellers, Stationers and Periodical Agents, No. 639 Kearny Street, - San Francisco.” The “comic song” lyrics, written by “W. Scalon, Music by Wm. Cronin”, are printed in black down the center of the page with a decorative border surrounding. The chorus, though only printed once in its entirety, is repeated three times as follows: “He’ll come rolling home in the morning,/ And he’ll give the door the devil’s own bang;/ Oh, my heart is broke, God knows it is,/ Since Terry first joined the ‘gang.’” Minor toning and dampstaining; else very fine..