| 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|
|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.  and Root & Cady's catalogue of sheet music on p. 
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 (, 4-5,  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
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|OCLC Record ID:||50030272|| Click to view images:|