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Title
In the baggage coach ahead
Additional title: On a dark and stormy night, as the train rattled on. [first line]
Additional title: While the train rolled onward, a husband sat in tears. [first line of chorus]
Names
Davis, Gussie L. (1863-1899) (Lyricist)
Davis, Gussie L. (1863-1899) (Composer)
Comer, Imogene (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Railroads -- Trains
Waltzes
Parent and child
Mothers -- Death
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: picture of Imogene Comer.

Content : On cover: picture of the Empire State Express "fastest train in the world."

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Gussie L. Davis.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 2dbc8570-c591-012f-22f1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1899: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "In the baggage coach ahead" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc7f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "In the baggage coach ahead" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc7f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). In the baggage coach ahead Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc7f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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In the baggage coach ahead