Composer

John H. Cook

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Cover Illustration

There is a picture of an African warrior looking out over the terrain; there is a black man wearing a costume ( a black jacket, a furry something, and some oversized shoes)in the middle of the page; ''Music Supplement of Hearst's Chicago American, Sunday, October 26, 1902-Pages 5-8'' is printed on the bottom of the page.

First Line of Song

Dar's a mighty cur'ous circumstance Dat's a botherin' all de nation

First Line of Chorus

Ev'ah dahkey is a king! Royalty is jes'deting

Illustrator/Artist

Drake

Publication Date

1902

Publisher

Chicago : Harry Von Tilzer Music Pub. Co.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Minstrel

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (4 p.) ; 35cm.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009347307

Digital ID#

009347307-1902

Location of Original

Box 5, Folder 3, Piece 24

Repository

Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Evah Dahkey is a King

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