You'll have to transfer, transfer up or town. [first line of chorus]

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Names
Holzmann, Abe (1874-1939) (Composer)
Feist, Leo (1869-1930) (Composer)
Parker, Frank (Cover designer)
Thornton, Bonnie (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Feist & Frankenthaler
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Evictions
Trolley cars
Cable cars (Streetcars)
Transportation -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1890-1899
Humorous songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design by Frank Parker includes drawing of a woman getting off a streetcar as the conductor offers her a ticket.

Content : On cover: Composed expressly for the New York Sunday World. Published as the supplement to the New York World, Sunday Oct. 22, 1899, in the World Album of ten great songs. Part 8.

Content : Descriptive subtitle below caption title: A song of the day.

Content : Lacking credit for words; Below caption title: Theme by Leo Feist.

Content : On cover: Sung with great success by Miss Bonnie Thornton. Cover includes photograph of Bonnie Thornton.

Content : Summary: The narrator mentions earlier times when people rode with horse cars; today everyone uses the trolley cars; a woman got on a car, trying to look her best and finally found a seat, only to have the conductor tell her to transfer; the conductor left his job and got a job as a janitor; having to evict a family, he used the same language as on a trolley and told them to transfer.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Leo Feist ; music by Abe Holzmann.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e8dce020-c595-012f-0774-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1939: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You'll have to transfer, transfer up or town. [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You'll have to transfer, transfer up or town. [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). You'll have to transfer, transfer up or town. [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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You'll have to transfer, transfer up or town. [first line of chorus]