What is the origin of "shave and a haircut 2 bits"?

Answer

The Shave and a Haircut 2 Bits originated from a song that was done by Charles Hale, which was 'At a Darktown Cakewalk.' This song was sung in 1899 and the second song with this tune was released in 1911.
Q&A Related to "What is the origin of "shave and a haircut 2..."
Two bits is an expression for 25 cents. It dates from colonial days...
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-a-'bit'-in-...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com