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.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Don't worry 'bout me is contained in two folders consisting of 1 seven page short score and 1 one page conductor score in F Major concert, and 1 part in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Botsford, other?).
Folder A contains short score and part. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Short score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "Don't worry 'bout me, I'll get along ...". Part for 1 reed - alto 3.
Folder B contains conductor score. Conductor score indicates parts for alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, trumpet 1, trumpet 2, trombone. Conductor score subtitled "Intro," and appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.