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Wake Nicodemus : song and chorus
Composer: Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay) 1832-1884
Lyrics:Nicodemus, the slave, was of African birth (first line of text)
"Good time coming" is almost her (first line of chorus)
Publisher:Wm. B. Bradbury
Publication Date:1864
Description:Wake Nicodemus : song and chorus / words and music by Henry Clay Work.
For voice and piano, with chorus refrain.
First verse printed as text on title page.
Root & Cady was at this address from 1865 until 1871. Cf. Early American sheet music / Dichter and Shapiro.
Advertisements: Sequel to "Tramp" The Prisoner Free! On, on the Boys Came Marching! on p. [2] and Root & Cady's catalogue of sheet music on p. [6]
Title page ill.: Afro-American man sticking his head out of a tree / Baker, Chicago.
First line of text: Nicodemus, the slave, was of African birth.
First line of chorus: The "good time coming" is almost here!
Foster Hall Collection cutter no.: AS221.O42.
Price mark on cover: -3 1/2-.
Original publication information: 1865?, c1864.
Format:1 score ([3], 4-5, [1] p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Subjects:War songs--United States
Popular music--United States--To 1901
African Americans--Songs and music
Slavery--United States--Emancipation--Songs and music
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-00072.dc
OCLC Record ID:50030272
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