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Life's highway
Additional title: In joy and in sorrow we thro' life From when our existence begins, When first in our cradles we smiling are seen, We all look as like as two pins. [first line]
Additional title: She's very shy and bashful, modest and so good, Says, "Now, don't you kiss me, for you know it's rude!" [first line of chorus]
McGlennon, Felix (1856-1943) (Composer)
McGlennon, Felix (1856-1943) (Lyricist)
Baker, John S. (Arranger)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Library locations
Music Division
Family life
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: The titles, "Last Roll Call" and "Life's Highway," are separate pieces but bound together as a single item.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Felix McGlennon
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0c80c6e0-c58e-012f-07a4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1943: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Life's highway" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Life's highway" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892). Life's highway Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Life's highway