Mighty Lak' a Rose

"Mighty Lak' a Rose" is a song by Ethelbert Nevin setting the poetry of Frank Lebby Stanton. The song was Nevin's final composition and became a very popular song.

Date: 1901Composer: Ethelbert NevinText: Frank Lebby Stanton

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As was popular at the time, the song is written in a sort of “African-American” dialect. The song has been famously recorded by Paul Robeson.

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Mighty Lak' a Rose

Composer(s): Ethelbert Nevin

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