The right church but the wrong pew

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Title
The right church but the wrong pew
Additional title: Bandana land. Right church but the wrong pew. Vocal score.
Additional title: You're in the right church but the wrong pew.
Names
Mack, Cecil (Lyricist)
Pfeiffer, E. H. (Illustrator)
Smith, Chris (1879-1949)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1908.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1908
Place: New York
Publisher: Gotham-Attucks
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Bandana land, 1908)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Bottom edges torn.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Copyright, 1908, by R.C. Mc Pherson--Inside front cover, bottom of page.
Content: Cover illustrated by E.H. Pfeiffer.
Content: Featured by Bert A. Williams in 'Bandana land'--Printed below autographed photograph of Williams, on front cover.
Content: First line of chorus: You're in the right church but the wrong pew.
Content: First line of text: Now who's dat a knocking.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: The greatest of Williams and Walkers great big hits by Cecil Mack (R.C. Mc Pherson) and Chris Smith-Cover.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: lyrics by Cecil Mack ; music by Chris Smith.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C488
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14535798
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bfb26340-c5fe-012f-a30f-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

  • 1908: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The right church but the wrong pew" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f121-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The right church but the wrong pew" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f121-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1908). The right church but the wrong pew Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f121-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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