Don't try to knock a chip from Riley's shoulder

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Title
Don't try to knock a chip from Riley's shoulder
Additional title: All cheer the Rileys far and near, for theres none more brave or bolder. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I've just landed in America and Riley is me name. [first line]
Names
Wheeler, J. W. (James W.) (Composer)
Wheeler, J. W. (James W.) (Lyricist)
Buell, F. L. (Owner)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Boston ; [etc.]
Publisher: Oliver Ditson Company
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Characters and characteristics
Songs, Irish
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top: F. L. Buell, December 1, 1896.
Content: Summary: Riley and his wife are recent arrivals in America from Ireland; Riley is bold, so don't cross him.
Statement of responsibility: song and chorus by J.W. Wheeler.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 05e08750-c591-012f-6c8c-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
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't try to knock a chip from Riley's shoulder" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc47-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't try to knock a chip from Riley's shoulder" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc47-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Don't try to knock a chip from Riley's shoulder Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc47-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Don't try to knock a chip from Riley's shoulder