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You once was excess baggage, now you'se only common freight
Composer: Sloane, A. Baldwin (Alfred Baldwin) 1872-1926
Lyrics:Done had heaps o' trouble lately, wid my yaller gal (first line of text)
Niggah han' me back dat night key (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Saumenig, H. M.
Robb, A. L.
Boyd, Anna.
Publisher:M. Witmark & Sons
Publication Date:1899
Description:You once was excess baggage, now you'se only common freight / words by H.M. Saumenig and A.L. Robb ; music by A.B. Sloane.
For voice and piano.
Cover title.
First line of text: Done had heaps o' trouble lately, wid my yaller gal.
First line of chorus: Niggah han' me back dat night key.
"A coontown throwdown"--Cover
"Sung with great success by Miss Anna Boyd, in Hoyt's 'A stranger in New York' Co."--Cover.
Cover ill.: Caricature of an African American man approaching a house with luggage reading "X-cess baggage" and being snubbed by an African American woman looking out the window. Portrait of Anna Boyd.
"Whitmark Popular Publications"--Cover.
Arrangements also available for band, orchestra, mandolin, guitar and banjo.
On cover: 5.
Ads for other song titles on back cover.
Pl. no.: 1385.
Format:1 score (5 p.) ; 36 cm.
Subjects:Songs with piano
African Americans--Songs and music
African Americans
Singers
Caricatures
Portraits
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-11117.dc
OCLC Record ID:50786793
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