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Ole Shady, or, The song of the contraband
Composer: Hanby, Benjamin Russel 1833-1867
Alternate title:Song of the contraband
Ole Shady
Lyrics:Oh yah! yah! darkies, laugh wid me (first line of text)
Den away, away, for I can't wait any longer (first line of chorus)
Publisher:Oliver Ditson & Co.
Publication Date:1861
Description:Ole Shady, or, The song of the contraband / by the author of "Darling Nelly Gray."
For voice and piano, with chorus (SATB).
Words and music attributed to Hanby in: Spaeth. Hist. of popular music in America, p. 147.
Dedicated to: Maj. Gen. Benj. F. Butler.
First line of text: Oh yah! yah! darkies, laugh wid me.
First line of chorus: Den away, away, for I can't wait any longer.
Format:1 score (5 p.) ; 34 cm.
Subjects:Fugitive slaves--United States--Songs and music
African Americans--Songs and music
Popular music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-00057.dc
OCLC Record ID:18063326
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