Go way back and sit down

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Title
Go way back and sit down
Additional title: Go way back and sit down. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Old Sam Jones runs and owns a Cafe on easy street. [first line]
Names
The Morrises (Singer)
Johns, Al (1878-1928) (Composer)
Bowman, Elmer (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African American businesspeople
African Americans
Money -- United States
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Photograph of The Morrises.
Content: On cover: African Americans in a restaurant. [caricature]
Statement of responsibility: words by Elmer Bowman ; music by Al Johns.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f799b7a0-c597-012f-64ca-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Go way back and sit down" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f348322-a1c5-bb8e-e040-e00a1806425f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Go way back and sit down" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f348322-a1c5-bb8e-e040-e00a1806425f

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Go way back and sit down