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I wish I was in Dixie's land, 1859.

Author: Daniel Decatur Emmett
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zinc plates for printing a facsimile of a manuscript of the song "I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land," now commonly known as "Dixie," in the composer's handwriting. The words are in simulated African American dialect. According to notes on the manuscript, the song was composed for Bryant's Minstrels in the spring of 1859. It became immensely popular and was chosen as the Confederate national anthem during the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Songs and music
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Decatur Emmett
OCLC Number: 64060842
Description: 2 items.

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Zinc plates for printing a facsimile of a manuscript of the song "I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land," now commonly known as "Dixie," in the composer's handwriting. The words are in simulated African American dialect. According to notes on the manuscript, the song was composed for Bryant's Minstrels in the spring of 1859. It became immensely popular and was chosen as the Confederate national anthem during the Civil War.

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