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Title
Take her back, dad
Additional title: In the doorway of a cottage, stands an old man, stern of face. [first line]
Additional title: Take her back, dad and forgive her. [first line of chorus]
Names
Smith, Lee Orean (1874-1942) (Arranger)
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Lyricist)
Costello, Bartley (1871-1941) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: Williamsport, Pa.
Publisher: Vandersloot Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Pleading (Begging)
Reconciliation
Fathers and daughters
Brothers and sisters
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: A young speaking with and older man while a woman cries nearby.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Andrew B. Sterling.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 41a7a110-c597-012f-9bc5-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1942: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Take her back, dad" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed7c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Take her back, dad" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed7c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). Take her back, dad Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed7c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Take her back, dad