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Title
They're after me
Additional title: So they're after me, after me, to capture me is ev'ry one's desire. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: o be a man sought after ev'rywhere is rather sweet, and in the race for popularity I'm hard to beat. [first line]
Names
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Adapter)
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Composer)
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Frank Tousey
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Thieves
Dandies
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration depicts a well-dressed man with derby and walking stick fleeing angry pursuers, including a covered wagen with horse.
Statement of responsibility: adapted, with original words, by Monroe H. Rosenfeld.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 744dde30-c58d-012f-2ab6-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "They're after me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "They're after me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890). They're after me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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They're after me