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Got your habits on / words and music by John Queen ; arr. by Wm. H. Tyers.
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Image ID: 1256204

Got your habits on / words and music by John Queen ; arr. by Wm. H. Tyers.  [De niggers aint a bit like dey use to be since old Abey Linc...] (1899)

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Image Title

:  Got your habits on / words and music by John Queen ; arr. by Wm. H. Tyers.

Alternate Title(s)

: De niggers aint a bit like dey use to be since old Abey Lincoln he done set dem free [First line of song] Title 2.) To git his habits on got your habits on and when dey learn how to read and write why most of dem niggers just think they're white [First line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Queen, John -- Composer
Queen, John -- Lyricist
Tyers, Wm. H. (William H.), 1876-1924 -- Arranger

Additional Name(s)

: Wilson, George -- Singer

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 8 p. ; 33 cm.

Notes

: Dedication on title page: "Respectfully dedicated to my sister Mrs. Dave Hennessey." Note 2.) Inset of photograph on cover of George Wilson in blackface. Note 3.) On cover: sung with immense success by George Wilson.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1256204

Record ID

: 608813

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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