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Title
Mr. Captain stop the ship!
Additional title: Mister, captain, stop the ship, I want to get out and walk. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: On a trip across the ocean, I to New York came last year. [first line]
Names
McGlennon, Felix (1856-1943) (Composer)
Archbold, W. A. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray ; Howard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Motion sickness
Humorous songs
Ocean
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration shows a drawing of frightened woman gesticulating to a ship captain on the deck of a ship. Waves and birds are seen in the distance.
Statement of responsibility: words by W.A. Archbold ; music by Felix McGlennon.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8164d150-c58f-012f-578f-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

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1943: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mr. Captain stop the ship!" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-068f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mr. Captain stop the ship!" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-068f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Mr. Captain stop the ship! Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-068f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mr. Captain stop the ship!