Item Details

Jonny Boker, or, de Broken Yoke in de Coaling Ground: The Original Banjo Song

as sung with great applause at the Tremont Theatre, by J.W. Sweeny
Format
Musical Score
Published
Boston (33 Court St., Boston) : Henry Prentiss, c1840.
Language
English
Related Title
De broken yoke in de coaling ground.
The broken yoke.
Johnny Boker.
Johnny Booker.
Series
Sweeny's Virginia Melodies
Sweeny's Virginy Melodies
Description
1 score ([4] p.) : ill. ; 33 cm.
Notes
  • For voice and piano.
  • Cover title.
  • Title in caption: Jonny Boker, or, The broken yoke.
  • Verses 2-9 printed as text on p. [3]
  • Cover illustration: lithograph of Afro-Americans with oxen and banjo / R. Cooke del.
  • "B.W. Thayer's Lith. Boston."
  • First line of text: As I went up to Lynchburg town.
  • First line of chorus: O Jonny Boker help dat nigger do.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: M1658 .V8 J66 1840: Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2014/2015.
Publisher/plate no.
133 Henry Prentiss (Music publisher)
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| Verses 2-9 printed as text on p. [3]
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    a| Cover illustration: lithograph of Afro-Americans with oxen and banjo / R. Cooke del.
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