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Eubie Blake

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Never trust anyone who wants what you've got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.

— Eubie Blake

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Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds. And don't hate nobody.

— Eubie Blake

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If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.

— Eubie Blake

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I don't have any bad habbits. They might be bad habits for other people, but they're all right for me.

— Eubie Blake

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Eubie will always remain among the finest popular composers and songwriters of his era. Biography

Early years
Blake was born at 319 Forrest Street in Baltimore Maryland to former slaves John Sumner Blake (1838–1917) and Emily "Emma" Johnstone (1861–1917). 1998: James Hubert Blake High School was built in Cloverly Maryland in his honor.

James Hubert Blake (February 7 1887 – February 12 1983) was an American composer lyricist and pianist of ragtime jazz and popular music. Blake's compositions included such hits as "Bandana Days" "Charleston Rag" "Love Will Find A Way" "Memories of You" and "I'm Just Wild About Harry". In 1921 Blake and long-time collaborator Noble Sissle wrote the Broadway musical Shuffle Along one of the first Broadway musicals to be written and directed by African Americans.

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