The Resource Pray for the lights to go out : a Negro shouting song : that new "Ballin' the Jack" song, words and music by Tunnah and Skidmore

Pray for the lights to go out : a Negro shouting song : that new "Ballin' the Jack" song, words and music by Tunnah and Skidmore

Label
Pray for the lights to go out : a Negro shouting song : that new "Ballin' the Jack" song
Title
Pray for the lights to go out
Title remainder
a Negro shouting song : that new "Ballin' the Jack" song
Statement of responsibility
words and music by Tunnah and Skidmore
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NDD
Form of composition
songs
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
Label
Pray for the lights to go out : a Negro shouting song : that new "Ballin' the Jack" song, words and music by Tunnah and Skidmore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Illustrated t.p. in col. by Guy E. Turpin; portrait medallions of Renton Tunnah, Will E. Skidmore, and Dot Barnett of Kelly & Damsells Cabaret Girls
  • Words by Renton Tunnah; music by Will E. Skidmore
  • By 1918 this song was issued as: Deacon series ; no. 1
  • Excerpts from music published by Jos. W. Stern on p. [4]
  • First line: Father was a deacon in a hard shell church
  • Refrain: She hollered Brother, if you want to spread joy
Control code
7968774
Dimensions
35 cm.
Extent
1 score ([4] p.)
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Richard A. Holland, 1995 (Access. No. 95-106). In container.
Label
Pray for the lights to go out : a Negro shouting song : that new "Ballin' the Jack" song, words and music by Tunnah and Skidmore
Publication
Note
  • Illustrated t.p. in col. by Guy E. Turpin; portrait medallions of Renton Tunnah, Will E. Skidmore, and Dot Barnett of Kelly & Damsells Cabaret Girls
  • Words by Renton Tunnah; music by Will E. Skidmore
  • By 1918 this song was issued as: Deacon series ; no. 1
  • Excerpts from music published by Jos. W. Stern on p. [4]
  • First line: Father was a deacon in a hard shell church
  • Refrain: She hollered Brother, if you want to spread joy
Control code
7968774
Dimensions
35 cm.
Extent
1 score ([4] p.)
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Richard A. Holland, 1995 (Access. No. 95-106). In container.

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