Composer

Lukie Johnson

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Cover Illustration

there is a monkey walking along a trail in the woods; he is wearing a top hat and shoes; there is a small log cabin on the side of the trail with the wording ''Home of Jazz'' written under it; there is a picture of Bill Robinson ''Bojangles'' located on the left side of the page / L. Rogers.

First Line of Song

Down in the jungles far away, Two monks were talking one day

First Line of Chorus

Ev'rything I tell you don't run and tell your monkey man

Publication Date

1919

Publisher

New Orleans : Williams & Piron Music Publishers.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Minstrel

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009347224

Digital ID#

009347224-1919

Location of Original

Box 5, Folder 3, Piece 16

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.

Don't Tell Your Monkey Man

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