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Sentimental, Comic, And Ethiopian Songs performed by Hooley's Minstrels Band.

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SONG OF BOOKS.
We am de boys dat's up to sport, -Chorus—Here we are, here we are I
We am de boys dat's up to sport, * Chorus—Get aboard, get aboard!
We am de boys dat's up to sport, Chorus—Here we are, here we are!
Our sweetheart libes in ebery port, Clwrus—Get aboard, get aboard!
We'll all cross ober Jordan, etc.
Old Massa Linkum split a rail, Chorus—Here we are", here we are!
Old Massa Linkum split a rail Chorus—Get aboard, get aboard!
Old Massa Linkum split a rail, Chorus—Here we are, here we are!
De sight of niggers turns him pale, Chorus—Get aboard, get aboard!
We'll all cross ober Jordan, etc.
SONG OF BOOKS. Written and sung by "W. S. Budworth.
Oh, if you want to buy some books,
To pass away the time,                          ' ^
Go over to Fulton Market,
And the " Forty Thieves" you'll rind; Or, if that don't suit you,
Try "Jack Sheppard and his Pals;" Or another one—the name of it
Is, " The Pretty Waiter-Gals."
Chorus—The "Forty Thieves" and "John 0. Heenan W^ith "The Pretty Waiter-Gals;" "Jeff Davis" and "Uncle Abraham," With "Jack Sheppard ami his Pals."
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