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Title
More work for the undertaker
Additional title: Listen to the song I'm going to sing you, you'll laugh till you haven't any breath! [first line]
Additional title: More work for the undertaker, another little job for the casketmaker. [first line of chorus]
Names
Brookes, Carney (Lyricist)
Burton (Lyricist)
Leigh, Fred W. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Accidents
Humorous songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes photograph of Burton and Brookes looking at a newspaper. Design also includes a drawing of a person tumbling down a street having been apparently hit by a streetcar.
Content: On cover: Burton & Brookes great success.
Statement of responsibility: words by Burton and Brookes ; music by Fred W. Leigh.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6c4ddf50-c590-012f-65f4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "More work for the undertaker" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "More work for the undertaker" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). More work for the undertaker Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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More work for the undertaker