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Thread #2599   Message #1213595
Posted By: masato sakurai
24-Jun-04 - 12:31 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Oh Dem Golden Slippers
Subject: RE: oh dem golden slippers
According to James J. Fuld's The Book of World-Famous Music, 5th ed. (2000, p. 399), this (at Levy) is the first edition:

Title: Oh dem Golden Slippers. Song & Chorus.
Composer, Lyricist, Arranger: Words and Music by James Bland, of Sprague's Georgia Minstrels. Arr. by F. Louis.
F. Louis Publication: Boston: John F. Perry & Co., Music Publishers, 13 West Street, 1879.

The same edition is also at Historic American Sheet Music and at African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920.