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Old folks at home : Ethiopian melody
Composer: Foster, Stephen Collins 1826-1864
Alternate title:Old folks at home; arr.
Lyrics:Way down upon de Swanee ribber (first line of text)
All de world am sad and dreary (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Laurence, G. F. H.
Christy Minstrels
Publisher:H. Kleber
Publication Date:1852
Description:Old folks at home : Ethiopian melody / as sung by Christy's Minstrels ; written and composed by E.P. Christy ; [arranged for the guitar by G.F.H. Laurence]
Arr. for voice and guitar.
Attribution to E.P. Christy is erroneous.
Verses 2-3 printed without accompaniment on p. 5.
"Quidor Engvr."--Colophon.
"25 [cents] nett."
First line of text: Way down upon de Swanee ribber.
First line of chorus: All de world am sad and dreary.
Foster Hall Collection cutter no.: 504.17.
Format:1 score ([2], 3-5, [1] p.) ; 32 cm.
Subjects:Songs with guitar, Arranged
Popular music--United States--To 1901
African Americans--Songs and music
Suwannee River (Ga. and Fla.)--Songs and music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-00041.dc
OCLC Record ID:24006861
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