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Cover Illustration

Adapted from Edna Ferber's novel of the same name

First Line of Song

Colored folks work on de Mississippi, colored folks work while de white folks play

First Line of Chorus

Ol' man river, dat ol' man river, he must know sumpin'

Lyricist

Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960

Publication Date

1927

Publisher

New York : T.B. Harms Co., ; T. B. Harms and Co.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice; Guitar

Music Genre

Show Tunes

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 vocal score (7 p.) ; 28 cm.

Physical ID#

32278009733308

Digital ID#

009733308-1927

Location of Original

Box 41, Folder 1, Piece 37

Repository

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

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights Management

This sheet music is not available for viewing due to copyright restrictions. For more information, please send e-mail to rmcmillen@library.msstate.edu

Contact Information

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

Ol' Man River

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