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Litlle Brown Jug (ver. 1) by Joseph Winner - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Little Brown Jug" is a song written in 1869 by Joseph Winner, originally published credited to "Eastburn" (Winner's middle name). It was originally a drinking song. It remained well known as a folk song into the early 20th century. Like many songs which make reference to alcoholic beverages, it enjoyed new popularity during the Prohibition era. In 1939 bandleader Glenn Miller recorded and broadcast his swing instrumental arrangement of the tune with great success, and the number became one of the best known orchestrations of the American Big Band era. The song's lyrics are about a man and his wife and their hard life due to alcoholism; however, the tone and tune are bright and cheerful. Joseph Eastburn Winner (1837-1918) was an American composer and music publisher. He is best known for his tune, "The Little Brown Jug" (1869). He was born in Philadelphia, where he operated a publishing.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Joseph Eastburn Winner (1837-1918) was an American composer and music publisher. He is best known for his tune, "The Little Brown Jug" (1869). He was born in Philadelphia, where he operated a publishing business from 1854 to 1907. He sometimes used the pseudonym R. A. Eastburn on his compositions. "Little Brown Jug" is a song written in 1869 by Joseph Winner, originally published credited to "Eastburn" (Winner's middle name). It was originally a drinking song. It remained well known as a folk song into the early 20th century. Like many songs which make reference to alcoholic beverages, it enjoyed new popularity during the Prohibition era. In 1939 bandleader Glenn Miller recorded and broadcast his swing instrumental arrangement of the tune with great success, and the number became one of the best known orchestrations of the American Big Band era. The song's lyrics are about a man and his wife and their hard life due to alcoholism; however, the tone and tune are bright and cheerful.Joseph Eastburn Winner (1837-1918) was an American composer and music publisher. He is best known for his tune, "The Little Brown Jug" (1869). He was born in Philadelphia,.
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