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And then he woke up
Additional title: In the garden of Eden 'midst flowers and trees, lay Adam in slumber deep. [first line]
Additional title: Lady slavey. And then he woke up. [uniform title]
Daly, Dan (Singer)
Johnson, Philander Chase (1866-1939) (Lyricist)
Johnson, Philander Chase (1866-1939) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray
Library locations
Music Division
Humorous songs
Men's dreams
Topical songs
Sheet music
Content: On cover: The comic song hit of 1896...written expressly for Lederer and Canary's American production of The lady slavey, and sung nightly with unbounded success by Mr. Dan Daly.
Content: Summary: Each verse describe a situation after which the narrator reveals that it was a dream: 1) Adam wishes for a mate, gets Eve, and then has regrets; 2) The narrator wins a bet on a racehorse but then spends away his money; 3 The narrator is in an accident caused by a bicycle; he begins to swear at the driver before realizing it's a woman; 4) A husband and wife have a good financial stable marriage until the doctor announces the wife is to have twins.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Philander Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ddc6de20-c590-012f-2d71-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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And then he woke up