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You'll have to transfer / words by Leo Feist ; music by Abe Holzmann.
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You'll have to transfer / words by Leo Feist ; music by Abe Holzmann.  [We can all look back with laughter now, in this inventive ag...] ([c1899])


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Image Title

:  You'll have to transfer / words by Leo Feist ; music by Abe Holzmann.

Alternate Title(s)

: We can all look back with laughter now, in this inventive age. [first line of song] Title 2.) You'll have to transfer, transfer up or town. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Holzmann, Abe, 1874-1939 -- Composer
Feist, Leo, 1869-1930 -- Composer

Additional Name(s)

: Thornton, Bonnie -- Singer
Parker, Frank -- Cover designer

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 4 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design by Frank Parker includes drawing of a woman getting off a streetcar as the conductor offers her a ticket. Note 2.) Descriptive subtitle below caption title: A song of the day. Note 3.) Lacking credit for words; Below caption title: Theme by Leo Feist. Note 4.) On cover: Composed expressly for the New York Sunday World. Published as the supplement to the New York World, Sunday Oct. 22, 1899, in the World Album of ten great songs. Part 8. Note 5.) On cover: Sung with great success by Miss Bonnie Thornton. Cover includes photograph of Bonnie Thornton. Note 6.) Summary: The narrator mentions earlier times when people rode with horse cars; today everyone uses the trolley cars; a woman got on a car, trying to look her best and finally found a seat, only to have the conductor tell her to transfer; the conductor left his job and got a job as a janitor; having to evict a family, he used the same language as on a trolley and told them to transfer.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1256715

Record ID

: 609517

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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