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Just behind the times
Additional title: A party of young village people gathered in their little church. [first line]
Additional title: Behind the times so they told him, he's just behind the times. [first line of chorus]
Howard, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar) (1878-1961) (Singer)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Composer)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Lyricist)
Clauder, Jos. (Joseph) (1853-1913) (Arranger)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Milwaukee, Wis.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Church services
Conflict of generations
Sheet music
Content : On cover: Sung by Joseph E. Howard of the travesty team Howard and Emerson. Includes a photograph of Joseph E. Howard.

Content : On cover: five pictured vignettes dramatizing lines from song.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Chas. K. Harris.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 4d1a6690-c591-012f-8b33-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1878: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Just behind the times" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Just behind the times" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2015.

APA Format

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Just behind the times