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Cover: drawing of a band performing in a park gazebo; a photo inset of that R. A. G.Trio; Publisher: Ted Snyder Co. (New York)
Subject Headings (Library of Congress)
Songs -- United States -- 20th Century; Popular Music -- United States
Sheldon Harris Collection (MUM00682), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries
Oh, ma honey, Oh, ma honey, Better hurry and let's me ander, Ain't you goin', Ain't you goin' To the leader man, ragged meter man? Oh, ma honey, Oh, ma honey, Let me take you to Alexander's grand stand, brass band, Ain't you comin' along?
Come on and hear, Come on and hear Alexander's ragtime band, Come on and hear, Come on and hear, It's the best band in the land, they can play a bugle call like you never heard before, So natural that you want to go to war; That's just the bestest band what am, honey lamb, Come on along, Come on along, Let me take you by tha hand, Up to the man, Up to the man who's the leader of the band, And if you care to hear the Swanee River played in ragtime, Come on and hear, Come on and hear Alexander's ragtime band. Come on and, band.
Oh, ma honey, Oh, ma honey, There's a fiddle with notes that screeches, Like a chicken, like a chicken, And the clarinet is a colored pet, Come and listen, Come and listen, To a classical band what's peaches, come now, somehow, Better hurry along.
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