Where the chicken got the axe

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Title
Where the chicken got the axe
Additional title: And I got it where the chicken got the axe. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In the country once a farmer killed a chicken with an axe just by striking him a single little blow. [first line]
Names
Mayo, Harry (Lyricist)
Glenroy, William B. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: New York ; Broooklyn, N.Y.
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons ; Spaulding & Kornder
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Humorous songs
Flirting
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: Dave Wise, sheet music, pianos, organs and musical instruments...1322 Market St., S. F.
Content: Inscription of former owner on cover at top: From Horatio, July 1893.
Content: Texts of 2 additional verses printed on page 5.
Content: On cover: Sung by all leading artists...comic song and chorus.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry mayo ; music by Wm. B. Glenroy.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 40832f20-c58e-012f-54ff-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Where the chicken got the axe" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f34c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Where the chicken got the axe" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f34c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - 1892). Where the chicken got the axe Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f34c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Where the chicken got the axe