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Evah dahkey is king
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)
Contributors:
Dunbar, Paul Laurence
Moran, Eddie
Eddy. Th.
1872-1906
b. 1871
Publisher:New York American and Journal
Publication Date:1902
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.
Caption title.
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 ([3] 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
Digital ID:dpl-hac-11694.dc
OCLC Record ID:17534263
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