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Title
Parson Johnson's chicken brigade : a great big Coon hit / words and music by Lee Johnson
Alternative Title
Chicken brigade.
Creator
Johnson, Lee
Composer
Johnson, Carroll
Performer
Date Created and/or Issued
c1896
Publication Information
The Zeno Mauvais Music Co
San Francisco (769 Market St.)
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
Collection
California Sheet Music Project
Rights Information
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Description
For voice and piano.
"Latest success as sung by Carroll Johnson, king of singing comedians"--ill. t.p.
T.p. illustration: photograph of Carroll Johnson holding a chicken.
First line of text: Oh de moon am shinin' bright.
First line of chorus: Fall in you black coon's jne de Parson's Brigade.
First line of dance chorus: Don't you hear dem rooster's crow.
Publisher's advertisement on p. [6].
Record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
Bound: No
Variant: No
Illustrated cover: Yes
Advertisements: No
University of California, Berkeley. Music Library.
Type
image
Format
Lithographs.
Portrait photographs.
Extent
1 score (5, [1] p.) : ill., ports. ; 27 x 36 cm.
Identifier
csm_cubanc_54_1_00165874
Subject
Songs with piano
African Americans in popular culture--Songs and music
Minstrels
Clothing & dress
Singers
Entertainers
Comedians
Chickens
Lithographs
Portrait photographs

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