Research Catalog

O-K-M-N-X : we're twenty million strong : the Brotherhood of Billy Goats

Title
O-K-M-N-X : we're twenty million strong : the Brotherhood of Billy Goats / lyric by Billy De Beck and Sid Silvers ; music by Phil Baker and J Russell Robinson.
Author
Baker, Phil, 1896-1963.
Publication
New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1928.

Items in the Library & Offsite


About 1 Item.
Still Loading More items...

FormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
Notated musicSupervised useAvailableM.C. (Barney Google)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 score (5 p.); 31 cm.
Alternative Title
  • OKMNX
  • We're twenty million strong
  • Brotherhood of Billy Goats
Subjects
Note
  • For voice and piano with chord indications and ukulele diagrams.
  • "Offical song of the secret and mysterious Order of Billygoats" -- on cover.
  • "'The Order of the Brotherhood of Billy Goats' was a parody of mystic secret societies whose password was O-K-M-N-X, which stood for a breakfast order, 'Okay, ham and eggs'; Barney Google was elected to 'Exalted Angora' in 1928" -- Wikipedia, "Barney Google and Snuffy Smith," accessed 26 September 2011.
  • Cover design by Billy De Beck includes drawings of numerous men in top hats and goats, both wearing tuxedos; in the center is Barney Google, also dressed in a tuxedo, smoking a cigar, holding a spear, and wearing a sash with the words "Exalted Angora" while two unclothed goats stand behind him bleating.
Call Number
M.C. (Barney Google)
OCLC
498485217
Author
Baker, Phil, 1896-1963.
Title
O-K-M-N-X : we're twenty million strong : the Brotherhood of Billy Goats / lyric by Billy De Beck and Sid Silvers ; music by Phil Baker and J Russell Robinson.
Imprint
New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1928.
Added Author
Robinson, J. Russel.
De Beck, Billy, 1890-1942. Lyricist
De Beck, Billy, 1890-1942. Barney Google and Snuffy Smith.
De Beck, Billy, 1890-1942. Cover designer
Silvers, Sid, 1901-1976. Lyricist
Publisher No.
482-3 Jerome H. Remick & Co.
Research Call Number
M.C. (Barney Google)
View in Legacy Catalog