American Old Time Song Lyrics: 46 Up In The Tenderloin

Theater, Music-Hall, Nostalgic, Irish & Historic Old Songs, Volume 46

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Copyright, 1894, by The John Church Co.
Words by Edward Harrigan. Music by Dave Braham.

Solo.-I'll tell you, when you're out for pleasure, don't forget to travel
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin;
Solo.-Oh, there you'll find the whiskey that will cut your throat like gravel,
Chorus.- Up in the Tenderloin.
Solo.- It's there you'll get the proper tip, just how to back your horses,
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin.
Solo. - Election day the money's there, from leaders and the bosses,
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin.

'Tween Avenues Six and Seven-Seven-Seven-
In Precinct Nineteen we shine;
Oh, that's a nigger heaven-heaven-heaven­'Way up in the Tenderloin.

solo.-It's there you'll find the Guinea man, with kettle up an alley,
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin;
Solo.-The only place upon the earth to get a hot tomally,
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin.
Solo-Oh, there you'll find the student boy a-running loose from college,
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin.
Soto.-It's there they're educated up to ev'ry kind of knowledge,
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin.- Chorus.

Solo.- In Herald Square, when you get there, just close up to the flagging,
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin.
Solo.-You eat your meals, a-top of wheels, inside a banquet wagon,
Chorus.-Up In the Tenderloin.
Solo. It's there you'll find a resting place for hungry, starving actors,
Chorus.-Up in the Tenderloin.
Solo. -The copper keeps a-moving on these public benefactors,
Chorus.- Up In the Tenderloin.-Chorus.
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