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First line/ Refrain: O hark and I will tell you afore it gets too late (first line of text)
Title: Dinah Crow : a celebrated Ethiopian song
Composer: Burdett, J. H.
Publisher: Wm. Hall & Son
Date: 1848

First line/ Refrain: O little more cider to (first line of chorus)
Title: Little more cider
Composer: Hart, Austin
Publisher: Sarles & Adey
Date: 1852

First line/ Refrain: O little more cider to, a little more cider to (first line of chorus)
Title: A little more cider : a favorite song
Composer: Hart, Austin
Publisher: Oliver Ditson
Date: 1853

First line/ Refrain: Ob all de cullud ladies in Darktown's swellest set (first line of text)
Title: When Angelina Johnson comes a-swingin' down de line
Composer: Dillmore, Richard C.
Publisher: North American Music Co.
Date: 1904

First line/ Refrain: Odder night I went to a walk (first line of text)
Title: Jus' a listen : plantation song
Composer: Davison, B. M.
Publisher: White-Smith Music Pub., Co.
Date: 1894

First line/ Refrain: Of all the gals dat ever was or all I ever see (first line of text)
Title: I aint a going to tell
Composer: Tannenbaum, J.
Publisher: O. Ditson
Date: 1868

First line/ Refrain: Of all the men of history (first line of text)
Title: The phrenologist coon
Composer: Accooe, Will
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Date: 1901

First line/ Refrain: Oft in the stillness around me (first line of text)
Title: When you sang hush-a-bye baby to me
Composer: Logan, Frederic Knight
Publisher: Forster Music
Date: 1918

First line/ Refrain: Oh boys, Belle's a beauty (first line of chorus)
Title: Belle ob Baltimore
Composer: Evans, J. G.
Publisher: E.H. Wade
Date: 1848

First line/ Refrain: Oh de weathah it is balmy an' de breeze is sighin' low (first line of text)
Title: Li'l gal : song
Composer: Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond)
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Date: 1917

First line/ Refrain: Oh honey dear, my honey dear (first line of text)
Title: Slow and easy : an indigo fantasie
Composer: Spencer, Norman
Publisher: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder
Date: 1919

First line/ Refrain: Oh hurry hon' (first line of chorus)
Title: Hear the pickaninny band
Composer: Furth, Seymour
Publisher: Joe Morris Music
Date: 1911

First line/ Refrain: Oh its possum, possum, possum (first line of chorus)
Title: Possum : the latest craze
Composer: Cohen, J. B.
Publisher: Pease Piano Co.
Date: 1909

First line/ Refrain: Oh ma Jennie Lou (first line of text)
Title: Hear the pickaninny band
Composer: Furth, Seymour
Publisher: Joe Morris Music
Date: 1911

First line/ Refrain: Oh my! she looked so sweet (first line of chorus)
Title: The yaller gal that winked at me
Composer: Hernandez, A. M.
Publisher: O. Ditson & Co.
Date: 1867

First line/ Refrain: Oh my! stealin' fever's on (first line of chorus)
Title: Fever's on
Composer: Fairman, George
Publisher: Jos. Morris
Date: 1906

First line/ Refrain: Oh poor Abraham (first line of chorus)
Title: Abraham
Composer: Von Tilzer, Harry
Publisher: Harry Von Tilzer Music
Date: 1904

First line/ Refrain: Oh poor Lucy Neal (first line of chorus)
Title: Lucy Neal : song & chorus
Composer: Sanford, James
Publisher: Firth & Hall
Date: 1844

First line/ Refrain: Oh praise an' tanks (first line of text)
Title: The Negro boatman's song
Composer: Emerson, L. O. (Luther Orlando)
Publisher: Oliver Ditson & Co.
Date: 1862

First line/ Refrain: Oh the medicine man, wid de grip in his hand (first line of chorus)
Title: The medicine man : a coon song
Composer: Williams, Bert
Publisher: Edward B. Marks
Date: c1920

First line/ Refrain: Oh there must be a harbor of dreams somewhere (first line of refrain)
Title: The harbor of lost dreams
Composer: Williams, Bert
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Date: c1909

First line/ Refrain: Oh yah! yah! darkies, laugh wid me (first line of text)
Title: Ole Shady, or, The song of the contraband
Composer: Hanby, Benjamin Russel
Publisher: Oliver Ditson & Co.
Date: 1861

First line/ Refrain: Oh! Ambolena Snow (first line of refrain)
Title: Ambolena Snow : an Afro-American military ballad : song ...
Composer: Maywood, Geo. (George)
Publisher: Wickens & Co.
Date: 1896

First line/ Refrain: Oh! carry me 'long (first line of text)
Title: Oh boys carry me 'long : a plantation melody
Composer: Foster, Stephen Collins
Publisher: Firth, Pond & Co.
Date: 1851

First line/ Refrain: Oh! darkies now I'm gown to sing (first line of text)
Title: The old pine tree : a favorite Ethiopian song
Composer: White, Charles
Publisher: Firth, Pond & Co.
Date: 1849

First line/ Refrain: Oh! darkies now Im gown to sing (first line of text)
Title: The old pine tree
Composer: White, Charles
Publisher: Firth, Pond & Co.
Date: 1849

First line/ Refrain: Oh! for the long tail blue (first line of chorus)
Title: Long tail blue
Composer:
Publisher: G. Willig Jr.
Date: 1840

First line/ Refrain: Oh! Lilly dear, it grieves me (first line of text)
Title: Farewell my Lilly dear : plantation melody
Composer: Foster, Stephen Collins
Publisher: Firth, Pond & Co.
Date: 1851

First line/ Refrain: Oh! Lilly dear, it grieves me (first line of text)
Title: Farewell my Lilly dear : a plantation melody
Composer: Foster, Stephen Collins
Publisher: H. Kleber
Date: 1851

First line/ Refrain: Oh! Lordy Jesus bless this little lamb (first line of refrain)
Title: Aunt Sally : a mammy song
Composer: Clark, Horace
Publisher: Theo. Presser Co.
Date: 1914

First line/ Refrain: Oh! my brothers and sisters, listen to what I say (first line of chorus)
Title: Prohibition blues
Composer: Sweet, Albert C.
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Date: 1917

First line/ Refrain: Oh! my poor Nelly Gray, they have taken you away (first line of chorus)
Title: Darling Nelly Gray
Composer: Hanby, Benjamin Russel
Publisher: Oliver Ditson
Date: 1907

First line/ Refrain: Oh! my poor Nelly Gray, they have taken you away (first line of chorus)
Title: Darling Nelly Gray : song and chorus
Composer: Hanby, Benjamin Russel
Publisher: O. Ditson
Date: 1856

First line/ Refrain: Oh! ragtime caveman of mine (first line of chorus)
Title: Ragtime caveman of mine
Composer: Bailey, William
Publisher: James H. Howard
Date: 1922

First line/ Refrain: Oh! such modulation (first line of chorus)
Title: Ringtail blues : (a vocal adaptation of the famous instrumental)
Composer: Robinson, J. Russel
Publisher: Pace & Handy Music Co.
Date: 1918

First line/ Refrain: Oh! Susanna, do not cry for me (first line of chorus)
Title: Susanna
Composer: Foster, Stephen Collins
Publisher: Peters, Field & Co.
Date: 1848

First line/ Refrain: Oh! the blues aint nothing (first line of text)
Title: Nigger blues
Composer: White, LeRoy Lasses
Publisher: Bush & Gerts
Date: 1913

First line/ Refrain: Oh! won't you listen to the big brass band? (first line of chorus)
Title: Listen to the big brass band : coon march, song & chorus
Composer: Reed, Dave
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Date: 1904

First line/ Refrain: Oh! Zula, mould'ring Zula (first line of chorus)
Title: Zula Zong : song and chorus
Composer: Webster, Joseph Philbrick
Publisher: H. M. Higgins
Date: 1860

First line/ Refrain: Oh, away down south in Tennessee (first line of text)
Title: In dear old Tennessee
Composer: Newman, Harry L.
Publisher: Sunlight Music Co.
Date: 1909

First line/ Refrain: Oh, Cynthia, Cynthia, Cynthia Sue (first line of refrain)
Title: Cynthia Sue : as sung by Christy's Minstrels
Composer:
Publisher: C. Holt, Jr.
Date: 1848

First line/ Refrain: Oh, dere is no pleasure in dis world (first line of text)
Title: Shootin' craps
Composer: Newman, Joseph
Publisher: Meyer & Brother
Date: 1893

First line/ Refrain: Oh, Dinah! Oh, Dinah! Oh! lubly Dinah Crow (first line of chorus)
Title: Dinah Crow : a celebrated Ethiopian song
Composer: Burdett, J. H.
Publisher: Wm. Hall & Son
Date: 1848

First line/ Refrain: Oh, farewell (first line of chorus)
Title: Mary Blane : as sung by the Ethiopian Serenaders at the St. James Theatre, London and Palmos Opera House, New York
Composer: Halliday, T.
Publisher: William Hall & Son
Date: 1847

First line/ Refrain: Oh, halleluyah, glory, oh (first line of chorus)
Title: The Skidmore fancy ball : song and march
Composer: Braham, David
Publisher: Wm. Pond & Co.
Date: 1879

First line/ Refrain: Oh, here we go so nobly oh! (first line of text)
Title: The Skidmore fancy ball : song and march
Composer: Braham, David
Publisher: Wm. Pond & Co.
Date: 1879

First line/ Refrain: Oh, I'm tired most to death and I'm almost out of breath (first line of text)
Title: The land where the cotton blossoms grow : song and chorus
Composer: Persley, George W.
Publisher: Baker, Graves & Co.
Date: 1878

First line/ Refrain: Oh, Malinda love, raise your window love (first line of text)
Title: In maple sugar time
Composer: Moret, Neil
Publisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co.
Date: 1911

First line/ Refrain: Oh, Mississippi, oh, Mississippi (first line of text)
Title: Tishomingo blues
Composer: Williams, Spencer
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Date: 1917

First line/ Refrain: Oh, oh Malinda, my Linda Jane (first line of chorus)
Title: In maple sugar time
Composer: Moret, Neil
Publisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co.
Date: 1911

First line/ Refrain: Oh, oh, oh, ae, ae, ae, ah (first line of chorus)
Title: Happy land of Canaan : popular banjo solo
Composer: Wray, Wm. A. (William A.)
Publisher: John Church, Jr.
Date: 1860

First line/ Refrain: Oh, rock a bye my honey, while close to mammy's breast (first line of refrain)
Title: Pickaninny blues : a waltz lullaby
Composer: Klickmann, F. Henri (Frank Henri)
Publisher: McKinley Music Co.
Date: 1919

First line/ Refrain: Oh, she's ma rainbow (first line of chorus)
Title: Ma rainbow coon
Composer: Sloane, A. Baldwin (Alfred Baldwin)
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Date: 1900

First line/ Refrain: Oh, that coon-town rag (first line of chorus)
Title: That coon town rag
Composer: Siewert, Herm
Publisher: C.A. Ross Pub. Co.
Date: 1913

First line/ Refrain: Oh, the happy days are gone (first line of chorus)
Title: The land where the cotton blossoms grow : song and chorus
Composer: Persley, George W.
Publisher: Baker, Graves & Co.
Date: 1878

First line/ Refrain: Oh, white-folks I was never born (first line of text)
Title: Oh! I'se so wicked
Composer: Howard, G. C. (George Cunnibell)
Publisher: Horace Waters
Date: 1854

First line/ Refrain: Old Beebe had three full grown sons (first line of text)
Title: Oh! didn't he ramble
Composer: Handy, W. C. (William Christopher)
Publisher: J.W. Stern & Co.
Date: 1902

First line/ Refrain: Old Ephraham from Alabam (first line of text)
Title: Brass band Ephraham Jones
Composer: Meyer, George W.
Publisher: Leo. Feist
Date: 1911

First line/ Refrain: Old Jessy once was young like us (first line of text)
Title: Old Jessy : Ethiopian song
Composer: Converse, Charles C. (Charles Crozat)
Publisher: Lee & Walker
Date: 1852

First line/ Refrain: Old Sam Jones runs and owns a cafe on Easy street (first line of text)
Title: Go way back and sit down
Composer: Johns, Al
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Date: 1901

First line/ Refrain: Old Sam Jones runs and owns a cafe on Easy street (first line of text)
Title: Go way back and sit down
Composer: Johns, Al
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Date: 1901

First line/ Refrain: Old Zip Coon is a very larned sch[o]lar (first line of chorus)
Title: Zip Coon : a popular Negro song
Composer:
Publisher: Firth & Hall
Date: 1834

First line/ Refrain: Ole clock' a tickin' on de cabin wall (first line of text)
Title: Shadowland : a spooktime lullaby
Composer: Shannon, J. R.(James Royce)
Publisher: Grinnell Bros.
Date: 1907

First line/ Refrain: On a stormy night in winter (first line of text)
Title: We are coming Sister Mary
Composer: Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay)
Publisher: Wm. A. Pond
Date: 1853

First line/ Refrain: On de Ohio bluff in de state of Indiana (first line of text)
Title: Gumbo Chaff : a Negro song sung with great applause at the theatres
Composer:
Publisher: Firth & Hall
Date: 18XX

First line/ Refrain: On my knee hear my plea (first line of text)
Title: I've said my last farewell : toot, toot, good bye
Composer: Fisher, Fred
Publisher: Helf & Hager Co.
Date: 1906

First line/ Refrain: On one summer's day, sun was shining fine (first line of text)
Title: Bill Bailey, won't you please come home?
Composer: Cannon, Hughie L.
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser
Date: 1902

First line/ Refrain: On Tombigbee river so bright I was born (first line of text)
Title: The gum tree canoe
Composer:
Publisher: Geo. P. Reed
Date: 1847

First line/ Refrain: Once a poor relation landed at the station (first line of text)
Title: When a poor relation comes to town
Composer: Kendis, James
Publisher: Cooper, Kendis & Paley Music Pub. Co.
Date: c1906

First line/ Refrain: Once I left my liv'ry barn and with a show I roamed (first line of text)
Title: Nobody knows where John Brown went
Composer: Longbrake, Arthur
Publisher: Jos. Morris Co.
Date: 1909

First line/ Refrain: One afternoon a lazy coon went glidin' down the street (first line of text)
Title: There's a chicken dinner waitin' home for me
Composer: Van Alstyne, Egbert
Publisher: Shapiro, Remick & Co.
Date: 1904

First line/ Refrain: One balmy night in June (first line of text)
Title: My bashful moon
Composer: Thorwald, Julian
Publisher: F.B. Haviland Pub. Co.
Date: 1905

First line/ Refrain: One day as I was strolling by the river Nile (first line of text)
Title: My bamboo queen
Composer: Von Tilzer, Harry
Publisher: Harry Von Tilzer
Date: 1902

First line/ Refrain: other day I chanced to roam beside an old log cabin home (first line of text the)
Title: They'll be mighty proud in dixie of their old black Joe
Composer: Carroll, Harry
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
Date: 1918

First line/ Refrain: Our old cabin stands upon the stream (first line of chorus)
Title: Poor Juna
Composer: Armstrong, Miss
Publisher: Russell & Tolman
Date: 1856

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