Composer

Dawson Wood

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Cover Illustration

African American man napping while a woman glares at him / Fred Koll ; small inset photos of De Vere and Wood ; inset photo of Mazie Gill.

First Line of Song

Mose Jackson was the laziest coon for many mile around

First Line of Chorus

Why was I ever born lazy

Publication Date

1907

Publisher

New York : H. J. Wood Co., ; H. J. Wood Co.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Minstrel

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (5 p.) ; 35 cm.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009353438

Digital ID#

009353438-1907

Location of Original

Box 9, Folder 4, Piece 25

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.

Why was I ever born lazy

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