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Title
Got your habits on
Additional title: De niggers aint a bit like dey use to be since old Abey Lincoln he done set dem free [First line of song]
Additional title: To git his habits on got your habits on and when dey learn how to read and write why most of dem niggers just think they're white [First line of chorus]
Names
Tyers, Wm. H. (William H.) (1876-1924) (Arranger)
Wilson, George (Singer)
Queen, John (Lyricist)
Queen, John (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Feists & Frankenthaler
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African American men
Older African American women
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication on title page: "Respectfully dedicated to my sister Mrs. Dave Hennessey."
Content: Inset of photograph on cover of George Wilson in blackface.
Content: On cover: sung with immense success by George Wilson.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by John Queen ; arr. by Wm. H. Tyers.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8dbf7270-c594-012f-583e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1924: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Got your habits on" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec94-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Got your habits on" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec94-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Got your habits on Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec94-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Got your habits on