| Composer:|| Cook, Will Marion |
|Alternate title:||In Dahomey. Evah dahkey is a king. Vocal score|
|Lyrics:||Dar's a mighty cur'ous circumstance dat's a botherin' all de nation (first line of text)|
| Dunbar, Paul Laurence|
|Publisher:||New York American and Journal|
|Description:||Evah dahkey is king / as sung by Williams & Walker in Dunbar & Cook's operetta In Dahomey.|
Excerpt from the musical comedy by Will Marion Cook; caption attributes music to John H. Cook.
Words by E.P. Moran and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
First line of text: Dar's a mighty cur'ous circumstance dat's a botherin' all de nation.
"Published by permission of Harry Von Tilzer Music Pub. Co."--Cover.
Music supplement of the New York American and Journal, Sunday, October 26, 1902, p. 5-8.
Cover ill.: African man with spears and shield by Th. Eddy. Photo of African American man in costume (Williams or Walker?).
|Format:||1 vocal score ( p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.|
|Subjects:||Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano|
African Americans--Songs and music
|Copyright:||Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music|
|OCLC Record ID:||17534263|