Every day at the station he waits and waits in vain. [first line of chorus]

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Names
Weber, Chas. (Singer)
Davis, Gussie L. (1863-1899) (Composer)
Davis, Gussie L. (1863-1899) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Carleton Cavanagh & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Railroad stations
Separation (Psychology)
Pathos
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Dedication above caption title: Respectfully insribed to Messrs. Primrose and West.

Content : Summary: An old man waits in vain at the railroad station for the promised bride who never came. She was on a train that had gotten wrecked and so she's dead, but he still waits for her.

Content : Cover includes photograph of a railroad station with a handful of people waiting. An elderly man sits on a wagon. Inset contains portrait photograph [of Chas. Weber?].

Content : On cover: Chas. Weber's big hit in Primrose & West's Minstrels.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Gussie L. Davis.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 08ae6670-c592-012f-93aa-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Every day at the station he waits and waits in vain. [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-177d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Every day at the station he waits and waits in vain. [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-177d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Every day at the station he waits and waits in vain. [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-177d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Every day at the station he waits and waits in vain. [first line of chorus]