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The Voo-doo man
Additional title: One night in Souf Calina at a gospel meetin' tent. [first line]
Additional title: The Voodoo man will catch yo' sure. [first line of chorus]
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Lyricist)
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Composer)
Walker, George (1873-1911) (Lyricist)
Walker, George (1873-1911) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: [c1900]/ 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Hurtig & Seamon
Library locations
Music Division
Blackface entertainers
African Americans -- South Carolina
African Americans
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Williams and Walker.
Content: Music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. Sunday, May 12, 1901, pp. 5-8.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Williams and Walker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5be33d50-c597-012f-c167-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Voo-doo man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - [c1900]/ 1901.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Voo-doo man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - [c1900]/ 1901). The Voo-doo man Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The Voo-doo man