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.
Diamonds is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page conductor score in C Major concert (?) -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Score indicates parts for 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; voice; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; guitar. Lyrics include "Diamonds are a girl's best friend." Score is subtitled "Tag" and appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.