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Title
It used to be proper, but it don't go now
Additional title: In the hist'ry of each nation we read of in creation, The styles and manners change from day to day. [first line]
Additional title: Well, it used to be proper, but it don't go now. [first line of chorus]
Names
Kelly, J. W. (Songwriter) (Composer)
Kelly, J. W. (Songwriter) (Lyricist)
Shaw, Frank (Arranger)
Lawlor, Chas. B. (Charles B.), 1852-1925 (Performer)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Performer)
Harding, Frank (Publisher)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Frank Harding
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Humorous songs
Conflict of generations
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: T.p. has decorative frame adorned with leaves of ivy; at top are clusters of grapes.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by J.W. Kelley.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 562d4eb0-c58d-012f-1b1f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "It used to be proper, but it don't go now" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eaf8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "It used to be proper, but it don't go now" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eaf8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890). It used to be proper, but it don't go now Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eaf8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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It used to be proper, but it don't go now