Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: email@example.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Fair: torn, brittle.
12 parts and 1 score
Greenbacks is contained in one folder consisting of 1 lead sheet, 1 two-page piano conductor score and 11 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "We all are stickin' with greenbacks and out to have a good time ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.