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Title
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]
Names
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Lyricist)
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Composer)
Walker, George (1873-1911) (Lyricist)
Walker, George (1873-1911) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: [c1900]/ 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Hurtig & Seamon
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Blackface entertainers
African Americans -- South Carolina
African Americans
Voodooism
Confession
Genres
Scores
Notes
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
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5be33d50-c597-012f-c167-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Voo-doo man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [c1900]/ 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed41-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Voo-doo man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed41-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. ([c1900]/ 1901). The Voo-doo man Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed41-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Voo-doo man