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.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Happiness is a thing called Joe is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page piano conductor score and 1 two page condcutor score in C Major concert, and 2 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains scores. Scores do not indicate instrumentation.
Folder B contains parts for 1 trumpet - 4; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.