In 1855, Winner published the song under the Alice Hawthorne name. He had arranged and added words to a tune by local singer/guitarist Richard Milburn, an employee, whom he credited. Later he sold the rights, reputedly for five dollars. Instrumental, Childrens, Nursery Rhymes
Track Summary Music Track Title: Where O Where As My Little Dog Gone Catalog ID: 353726 ISRC: US5UL0910057
Description: In 1855, Winner published the song under the Alice Hawthorne name. He had arranged and added words to a tune by local singer/guitarist Richard Milburn, an employee, whom he credited. Later he sold the rights, reputedly for five dollars.
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Extended Keywords: "Der Deitcher's Dog", or "Oh Where, oh Where Ish Mine Little Dog Gone", a text that Winner set to the German folk tune "Im Lauterbach hab'ich mein' Strumpf verlorn" in 1864, which recorded massive sales during Winner's lifetime.
The first verse of "Der Deitcher's Dog" is particularly noteworthy as its first verse has become a popular nursery rhyme:
Oh where, oh where has my little dog gone?
Oh where, oh where can he be?
With his ears cut short, and his tail cut long,
Oh where, oh where is he?
Modern versions occasionally change "cut" to "so".
The original song is written in German dialect, and subsequent verses praise lager but lament the fact that "mit no money" it is not possible to drink, and praise sausages and thence to speculate on the fate of the missing dog:
Dey makes un mit dog und dey makes em mit horse,
I guess dey makes em mit he
Another of Winner's best-remembered songs, "Ten Little Indians", was originally publis