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At the Dixie military ball

Title
At the Dixie military ball / words by Ballard MacDonald ; music by Harry Carroll.
Author
Carroll, Harry, 1892-1962.
Publication
New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., 1918.

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Notated musicSupervised use P.S. War Songs (At the Dixie Military Ball)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

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Additional Authors
MacDonald, Ballard
Description
1 score (3 p.); 36 cm.
Alternative Title
  • Line's been formin' since half past three, at the ticket window of the armory
  • Look out, here comes Stonewall Grant doin' the tango with his big fat aunt
Subjects
Note
  • For voice and piano.
  • Caption title.
  • Cover design includes drawings of well-dressed couples coming and going on stairs as a police officer directs them; everyone's face is in silhouette.
Call Number
P.S. War Songs (At the Dixie Military Ball)
OCLC
24295545
Author
Carroll, Harry, 1892-1962.
Title
At the Dixie military ball / words by Ballard MacDonald ; music by Harry Carroll.
Imprint
New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., 1918.
Summary
Using stereotyped African American dialect, the narrator is excited about attending the military ball and names society people who will be in attendance at the Dixie Military Ball; their enthusiasm (expressed in dance moves and clothes) will enable them to kill "Kaiser Bill."
Added Author
MacDonald, Ballard, lyricist.
Research Call Number
P.S. War Songs (At the Dixie Military Ball)
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