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Title
Every day at the station
Additional title: At a little railroad station, sits an old man ev'ry day. [first line]
Additional title: Every day at the station he waits and waits in vain. [first line of chorus]
Names
Weber, Chas. (Singer)
Davis, Gussie L. (1863-1899) (Composer)
Davis, Gussie L. (1863-1899) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: Carleton Cavanagh & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Railroad stations
Separation (Psychology)
Pathos
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication above caption title: Respectfully insribed to Messrs. Primrose and West.
Content: Summary: An old man waits in vain at the railroad station for the promised bride who never came. She was on a train that had gotten wrecked and so she's dead, but he still waits for her.
Content: Cover includes photograph of a railroad station with a handful of people waiting. An elderly man sits on a wagon. Inset contains portrait photograph [of Chas. Weber?].
Content: On cover: Chas. Weber's big hit in Primrose & West's Minstrels.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Gussie L. Davis.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 08ae6670-c592-012f-93aa-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

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Every day at the station" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-177d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Every day at the station" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-177d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). Every day at the station Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-177d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Every day at the station