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Words by Charles White, and 6ung by his company of
Ethiopian Minstrels, at the Melodian Concert-Room.
New York.
Now, darkies, sing and play, and make a little fun :
We'll dance upon de green, and beat de Congo
drum ; We're a happy set ob darkies, and we're
'sembled here to play, So strike de bones and tamborine, and drive
dull care away
Some massas love dar darkies well, and gib 'em
what dey want— Except it is dar freedom-—and dat I know dey
won't; Howeber, vie am happy, and contented whar
we am, As a serenading party, and a scientific band.
Dar's Sam, and Joe, and Uncle Ben, likewise
my sister Sally, Wheneber fun is in the wind, de niggers dey
can rally ; And if dancing1 is de order, or any other sport, Dese niggers am No 1— and it aint no uae to
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