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JEROME KERN

To B. HARMS COMPANYRKO BLOC. ROCKEFELLER CENTER

N. 1.10, N. Y.

SHOW BOATA MUSICAL PLAYAdaped fiPm Edna Fakr's novd of the same name

MUSIC BY

JEROME KERNBOOK AND LYRICS B Y

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HAMMERSTEIN 2ndVocal Score

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Price $6.00

T, B, HARMS COMPANYRKO DL-. ROCIICILLIR C I N l 8 R

N Y. 20, N Y. . .

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SYNOPSIS OF SCENES

ACT IThe Levee at Natchez on the Mississippi-in the late E2'ghteen-kghties. Kitchen Pantry of the " Cotton Blossom "--a Half Hour Later. Outside a Waterfront Gambling Saloon-Simultaneous with Scene 2 . Auditorium and Stage of the " Cotton Blossom "-One Hour Later. the Third Act of of Box-office, on ~bredeck the '' Cotton Blossom "--Three Weeks Later. Auditorium and Stage of the " Cotton Blossom "-During " The Parson's Bride "-That Evening.\

The Top Deck of the " Cotton Blossom " -Later that Night. The Levee-Next Morning.

ACT I1SCENE. A Midway Plaisance, Chicago World's Fair, 1893. ISCENE A Room on Ontario Street, 1904. 2.

SCENE Rehearsal Room of the Trocadero Music Hall-About 3.SCENE 4. Trocadero Music Hall-New

5 p.m.

Year's Eve,

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SCENE 5. In front of the Office of" The Natchez Evening Democrat," 1927. SCENE Top Deck of the new " Cotton Blossom," 1927. 6.

SCENE Levee at Natchez-the 7.

Next Night.

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de Mislsippi) (Csptain Andy. Ca&n Andy) (Whocamif mybatgocr up-strum?)(Nipgar d work on l

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CHORUS

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............... ............... .................. mightfal fall back on you" ... (Linle girl, you arc safe with me) ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Hey I where yo' think yo' goin' ?) ... ............... ............... ................ .................. ** You are Lave " ...... ( O n e a wand'* ne'er-do-well) ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Oh, tell ,me, you m r ?) ...... did ................A C T I1

Till good luck annes my way "

m e man who ventures with act)

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............... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Whenthesportsofg8yChiago) ... ............... ..................**whydo1love you?" "DdKmlq"I4

(When we tell them about it dl)

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.............ENTRANCE4

Onu3m+scmn I11 ruo Sowo (Julie!

Bilk "

. . . . . . . . . (Dyunga Doe! Oyuap Doe 0 ................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. ...(A linle rmiden climbed)

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** C.a't &lp lovin*&t man "1V (a) CqClOi.A&'s (b) (

(I wd to d r a m that I would dircoocr) (Fish got to swim, md birds got to fly)

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(01' man Riva, &t ol',Man R i v a l (You taught me to u e oae truth)

scPn VII (a) RPIZII , . . . . . . . . . . ... (b! Sara (Kim)AND CHORUS

(ConoPBlossom.

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(Muaic in the air)

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OVERTUREJEROME KERN

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Copyright 1928 by T. B. Harms Company, New York, N. Y. International Copyright Secured Made in U. S. A. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED including public performance for profit Any arrangement or adaptation of this cornpodtion without the consent of the owner is an infringement of cop#t

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