Download Full Text (3.3 MB)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Charles H. Templeton, Sr. sheet music collection. Special Collections, Mississippi State University Libraries.
Man standing behind pulpit in front of congregation, hiding bottle labeled gin behind his back.
First Line of Song
Father was a deacon in a hard shell church, way down South where I was born
First Line of Chorus
She hollered Brother, if you want to spread joy, just pray for the lights to stay out
Minstrel Music. ; Songs with piano. ; Popular music United States.
Kansas City, Mo. : Skidmore Music Co., ; Skidmore Music Co.
Piano ; Voice
1 score ( p.) ; 35 cm.
Location of Original
Box 9, Folder 1, Piece 13
Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.