The right church but the wrong pew

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Names
Mack, Cecil (Lyricist)
Pfeiffer, E. H. (Illustrator)
Smith, Chris (1879-1949)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1908.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1908
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Gotham-Attucks
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Bandana land, 1908)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Bottom edges torn.

Content : Caption title.

Content : Copyright, 1908, by R.C. Mc Pherson--Inside front cover, bottom of page.

Content : Cover illustrated by E.H. Pfeiffer.

Content : Featured by Bert A. Williams in 'Bandana land'--Printed below autographed photograph of Williams, on front cover.

Content : First line of chorus: You're in the right church but the wrong pew.

Content : First line of text: Now who's dat a knocking.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : The greatest of Williams and Walkers great big hits by Cecil Mack (R.C. Mc Pherson) and Chris Smith-Cover.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: Lyrics by Cecil Mack ; music by Chris Smith.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG99-C488
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14535798
UUID: bfb26340-c5fe-012f-a30f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The right church but the wrong pew" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f121-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The right church but the wrong pew" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f121-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1908). The right church but the wrong pew Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f121-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The right church but the wrong pew