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The New Skedaddle. Song and Chorus. Words & Music by R. O. Scott.

Scott, R. O.-

Published by Chicago. Root & Cady. 1862., 1862
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First Edition. Pages 5 pp. Fo. Disbound sheet music. Printed and decorated paper covers. First Edition. 150 Yrs. Music Publishing in US, pp. 129, 132. Not in Fuld, Dichter's Handbook,or Crawford's Civil War Songbook. A pre-fire Chicago imprint of a slave song in dialect. There is the contrast between the helplessness of Jeff Davis and the optimism of the darkeys who keep the North Star before them as they travel, with the sounds and rhythm of skedaddle taken up by the trains amd paddle boats. E. T.] Root & [C. M.] Cady was established in 1858 and lasted till 1872, after the Chicago Fire under the guidance of George F. Root, a brother of the founding Root, and the composer of enormously popular Civil War songs, like "The Battle Cry of Freedom," "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, the Boys Are Marching," etc. Foxing. Browning of edges. Wear at head of fold. Dealer's stamp at foot of front cover. Else, Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 9050

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Title: The New Skedaddle. Song and Chorus. Words & ...

Publisher: Chicago. Root & Cady. 1862.

Publication Date: 1862

Edition: 1st Edition

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