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Title
Mr. Captain stop the ship!
Additional title: Mister, captain, stop the ship, I want to get out and walk. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: On a trip across the ocean, I to New York came last year. [first line]
Names
McGlennon, Felix (1856-1943) (Composer)
Archbold, W. A. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray ; Howard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Motion sickness
Humorous songs
Ocean
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover illustration shows a drawing of frightened woman gesticulating to a ship captain on the deck of a ship. Waves and birds are seen in the distance.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by W.A. Archbold ; music by Felix McGlennon.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 8164d150-c58f-012f-578f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1943: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mr. Captain stop the ship!" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-068f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mr. Captain stop the ship!" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-068f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Mr. Captain stop the ship! Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-068f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mr. Captain stop the ship!