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Jail blues [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
2 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
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.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
1 part and 1 score
Jail blues is contained in one of three folders for "My people" consisting of 1 one page piano vocal score and 1 lead sheet in G Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Who's been with you baby while I'm here in jail ...". Score appears incomplete. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin as above. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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