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Asleep at the Switch

By Charles Shackford

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Composed by Charles Shackford. Transportation, Railroad employees, Fathers & children, Disease, Death, Heroes. Lester S. Levy Collection. 6 pages. Published by Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries (LV.18542).

Item Number: LV.18542

Asleep at the Switch. By Charles Shackford. Published 1897 by E.T. Paull Music Co., 46 West in New York. Composition of strophic with chorus with piano and voice instrumentation. Subject headings for this piece include Transportation, Railroad employees, Fathers & children, Disease, Death, Heroes. First line reads "The midnight express will be late here tonight, so sidetrack the Westbound freight.".

About The Lester S. Levy Collection

The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music consists of over 29,000 pieces of American popular music. Donated to Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries, the collection's strength is its thorough documentation of nineteenth-century American through popular music. This sheet music has been provided by Project Gado, a San Francisco Bay Area startup whose mission is to digitize and share the world's visual history.

WARNING: These titles are provided as historical documents. Language and concepts within reflect the opinions and values of the time and may be offensive to some.

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