Father is driving a jitney bus

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Title
Father is driving a jitney bus
Names
Morgan (Illustrator)
Carey, Joseph B. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1915

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915
Place: San Francisco
Publisher: Buell Music
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-342
Topics
Songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: A song of the day--Printed on cover beneath song title.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: Introduced with great success by The Troubadour Trio--Printed beneath photograph of the trio, dressed in white tie and tails, standing in the back of a jitney cab, the driver's door adorned with a sign stating "5 cents Hence to Thence".
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by Morgan.
Content: First line of chorus: Father is driving a jitney bus.
Content: First line of text: O' Grady 'phoned to me in great perplexity.
Content: For voice and piano.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Joseph B. Carey.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Center seam torn; edges torn; part of lower edge of cover missing.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C828
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14676436
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 162c74e0-c642-012f-4e01-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1915: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Father is driving a jitney bus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf5f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Father is driving a jitney bus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf5f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1915). Father is driving a jitney bus Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf5f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Father is driving a jitney bus