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Title
Led astray
Additional title: Innocence is led astray, sport for some base tempter's play. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Some folks think that men and women are as bad as bad can be. [first line]
Names
Williams, W. R. (Composer)
Fraser, J. A., Jr. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Humorous songs
Waltzes
Topical songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes drawing of a little girl walking; her left hand is pulling a wagon and her right hand is pulling an adult male in top hat. In the background is a stone barrier with a gate marked "seminary" behind which is what appears to be an academic institution.
Content: On cover: A song that's "up with the times."...This song is an instantaneous "hit." Sung by Frankie haines, Lew Hawkins, Geo. H. Diamond, Maud Raymond, Ida Howell, Maguerite Newton, Mamie Shepard, Cad Wilson, Lew Dockstader and many others.
Statement of responsibility: words by J.A. Fraser ; music by W.R. Williams.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e683700-c58f-012f-96c7-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Led astray" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-065c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Led astray" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-065c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Led astray Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-065c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Led astray