Riding in the heavenly row-boat

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Title
Riding in the heavenly row-boat
Additional title: Riding in the heav'nly rowboat, heading for the promise land. [first line]
Additional title: Wait 'till Zion's ready, then pull long and steady. [first line of chorus]
Names
Fagin, Barney (Composer)
Fagin, Barney (Lyricist)
Daly, Lucy (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray ; Howard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Heaven
Rowboats
Humorous songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Lucy Daly, and a stereotyped drawing of an African American woman standing in a rowboat with 6 African American children playing and rowing; a seventh child is in the water.
Content: On cover: Ethiopian song and chorus...sung by Miss Lucy Daly and her dancing Piccaninnies in The Passing Show" at the Casinto Theatre, New York City.
Statement of responsibility: by Barney Fagan.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af2d14b0-c58f-012f-b4e3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Riding in the heavenly row-boat" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06d2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Riding in the heavenly row-boat" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06d2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Riding in the heavenly row-boat Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06d2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Riding in the heavenly row-boat