1. Creator/Author:
  2. F. D. Benteen (1)

Jim Crack Corn

Creator:
F. D. Benteen
Location:
Maryland
Origin Date:
1846
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0278
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a bifold piece of sheet music for the song, “Jim Crack Corn.” The outside of the sheet is blank with words and music printed on the inside. “The Virginia Minstrels, No. 5 ‘Jim Crack Corn’ or the Blue tail Fly” is printed at the top of the first page. 1 score ([3] p.) For piano and vocal solo with SATB chorus. Verses 2-7 printed as text at end of chorus. First line: When I was young I us'd to wait on de Massa and hand him de plate. First line of chorus: Jim Crack corn and I don't care. Virginia minstrels (Series) ; no. 5. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.