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, stained, tape.
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1 part and an indefinite number of scores
You mean he's got money is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score, 1 three page piano vocal score, 1 four page short score, 1 six page conductor score and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Two page piano vocal score includes partial lyrics. Lyrics begin "You mean he's got money ...". Score appears incomplete. Three page piano vocal score lyrics begin "He's eighty-nine if he's a day ...". Short score and conductor score do not indicate instrumentation. Scores include partial lyrics. Lyrics begin "You mean ...". Part for voice. Lyrics begin "He's eighty-nine if he's a day ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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