Caesar, Why Don't You Seize Her?

Album: Songs of the South (1902)

Songfacts®:

  • "Caesar, Why Don't You Seize Her?" was written by Frank Carter and R.P. Weston, and published by Francis, Day & Hunter of London at two shillings, copyright 1902. In the USA it was published by T.B. Harms of New York. This is a coon song, and not a very good one at that. The chorus is "Caesar, why don't you?" ie seize 'er. A similar pun was used far more effectively by B.A. Robertson in "Bang Bang" nearly eighty years later. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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