| 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)
| Saumenig, H. M.|
Robb, A. L.
|Publisher:||M. Witmark & Sons|
|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.
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
|Copyright:||Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music|
|OCLC Record ID:||50786793|| Click to view images:|