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Why Adam sinned
Composer: Rogers, Alex
Lyrics:I heard de ol' folks talkin' (first line of text)
Adam never had no Mammy for to take him on her knee (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Walker, Aida Overton
Gotham Attucks Music Co.
1880-1914
Publisher:Gotham-Attucks Music Co.
Publication Date:1904
Description:Why Adam sinned / words and music by Alex Rogers.
For voice and piano.
Cover title.
First line of text: I heard de ol' folks talkin'.
First line of chorus: Adam never had no Mammy for to take him on her knee.
At head of title: A quaint idea set to music.
"Featured by Aida Overton Walker."
Title page illustration: snake offering apple to statue of Eve on a pedestal; cameo photo. of Aida Overton Walker.
Advertisement for another song (with 1st p. of music) on p. [2]: Nobody / music by Bert A. Williams.
Advertisement for 7 songs from the musical Bandana Land (with incipits) on p. [6]: Fas' fas' world ; Late hours ; Just the same ; Bon bon buddy ; It's hard to love somebody ; Bandana Land ; Dinah.
Format:1 score ([2], 3-5, [1] p.) ; 35 cm.
Subjects:Adam--(Biblical figure)--Songs and music
Walker, Aida Overton,--1880-1914
Popular music--United States--1901-1910
African Americans--Songs and music
Children--Conduct of life--Songs and music
Sin--Songs and music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-11857.dc
OCLC Record ID:40860936
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