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Swannee River (Old Folks At Home)

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  1. Old Folks at Home Lyrics: (Verse 1) / Way down upon the Suwannee River / Far, far away / There’s where my heart is turning ever / There’s where the old folks stay / All up and down the whole.

  2. Way down upon the Swanee River, Far, far away. That's where my heart is turning ever That's where the old folks stay All up and down the whole creation, Sadly I roam, Still longing for the old plantation And for the old folks at home. All the world is sad and dreary ev'rywhere I roam. Oh dear ones, how my heart grows weary Far from the old folks at home.

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  4. Way down upon the Swanee River, Far, far away That's where my heart is yearning ever, Home where the old folks stay Way down upon the Swanee River, Far, far away-hey Whoa, that's where my heart is yearning ever, Home where the old folks stay All up and down the whole creation, Sadly I roam I'm a still a-longin' for the old plantation, Oh, for the old folks at home Ah-oh-oh!

  5. "Old Folks at Home" Stephen C. Foster wrote "The Swanee River (Old Folks at Home)" in After Foster wrote the song, he sold it to E. P. Christy, a businessman who operated a series of minstrel shows. Foster is reported to have chosen the term "Swanee" because its two-syllable cadence fit nicely into the music he had composed.

  6. The Swanee River by Stephen C. Foster (Old Folks at Home) was adopted as the official state song of Florida in , replacing the original state song adopted in

  7. There's where the old folks stay. 5 -4 4 5 -4 4 7 -6 7 All up and down the whole cre-a-tion, 6 5 4 -4 Sad-ly I roam, 5 -4 4 5 -4 4 7 -6 7 Still long-ing for the old plan-ta-tion, 6 5 4 -4 -4 -4 4 And for the old folks at home. -7 7 -8 6 6 -6 6 7 All the world is sad and drear-y.


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