Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. H. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 200.
You gotta crawl before you walk is contained in two folders consisting of 1 lead sheet in F Major concert, 1 lead sheet in Eb Major concert, 14 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 part in Db Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Lead sheet in F Major for voice. Lyrics begin "If I buy you a rhinestone, better think before you squawk ...". -- (ii) Part in Db Major for 1 trumpet - 6. -- (iii) Parts in Ab Major for 4 reeds - Pro, Sears, Jimmie, Carney; 2 trumpets - Williams, Dud; 3 trombones - Brown, Jones, Tyree; bass. -- (iv) Parts in Ab Major for 1 reed - Rab; 2 trumpets - Scad, Baker; guitar.
Folder B contains lead sheet in Eb Major for unidentified treble instrument.