Go way back and sit down

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Title
Go way back and sit down
Additional title: Go way back and sit down. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Old Sam Jones runs and owns a Cafe on easy street. [first line]
Names
Bowman, Elmer (Lyricist)
Johns, Al (1878-1928) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African American businesspeople
African Americans
Money -- United States
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: African Americans in a restaurant. [caricature]
Content: On cover: Photograph of Massoney[?] and Haberman[?].
Statement of responsibility: words by Elmer Bowman ; music by Al Johns.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6d2c540-c597-012f-920f-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

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Go way back and sit down" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f348322-a1bd-bb8e-e040-e00a1806425f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Go way back and sit down" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f348322-a1bd-bb8e-e040-e00a1806425f

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Go way back and sit down Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f348322-a1bd-bb8e-e040-e00a1806425f

Wikipedia Citation

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Go way back and sit down