Composer

Will E. Skidmore

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Cover Illustration

Illustration of preacher and woman walking on path from church; Bible on pathway behind man and woman; Photograph of Rae Samuels

First Line of Song

Old Deacon Johnson was a preachin' man, The black spy pilot of old Dixie Land

First Line of Chorus

It takes a Long, Tall, Brown Skin Gal to make a preacher lay his Bible down

Publication Date

1917

Publisher

Kansas City : Skidmore Music Co.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Minstrel

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009352372

Digital ID#

009352372-1917

Location of Original

Box 6, Folder 3, Piece 4

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.

It Takes A Long Tall Brown-Skin Gal to Make A Preacher Lay His Bible Down

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