| Ole Shady, or, The song of the contraband|
| Composer:|| Hanby, Benjamin Russel 1833-1867|
|Alternate title:||Song of the contraband|
|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.|
|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
|Copyright:||Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music|
|OCLC Record ID:||18063326|| Click to view images:|