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Title
You're not the only pebble on the beach
Additional title: She's not the only pebble on the beach! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When you see a pretty maiden who has just turn'd seventeen. [first line]
Names
Carter, Stanley (Composer)
Braisted, Harry (Lyricist)
Gilson, Lottie (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Ethics
Humorous songs
Conduct of life
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Summary: If you meen a 17 year old woman and you want to go out with her, don't flatter her but let her know that she's not the only person available; a woman fainted on a crowded horse car, and told a seated man that he's not the only one deserving of respect; the narrator sees a man and woman in a relationship and the man professes love; he should know that he's not the only one around.
Content: On cover [partially illegible]: Greatest laughing success in [illegible]. Introduced and sung ith phenomeal success by the "little magnet" Lottie Gilson. Cover includes photograph of Lottie Gilson with a reproduction of her signature.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Braisted ; music by Stanley Carter.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c93cc400-c591-012f-967c-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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're not the only pebble on the beach" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1723-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're not the only pebble on the beach" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1723-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). You're not the only pebble on the beach Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1723-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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You're not the only pebble on the beach