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Title
The cat came back
Additional title: But the cat came back, couldn't stay no longer. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Dar was ole Mister Johnson, he had trouble of his own. [first line]
Names
Mocs, Joseph (Owner)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Copyright holder)
Miller, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Miller, Harry S. (Composer)
Bonnell, Otto (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Cats
African Americans
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover contains drawing of a cat in sitting position, grinning with a tongue sticking through its teeth, its left arm in a sling, and its left eye bandaged.
Content: On cover: The song that beats "McGinty."
Ownership: Cover contains stamp of former owner: Joseph Mocs, 338 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Content: Page [5] contains texts of 9 additional verses and 1 additional chorus.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Harry S. Miller.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5b29f910-c58e-012f-a7d4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The cat came back" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The cat came back" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). The cat came back Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The cat came back