Written by Cindy Walker
c1942 Santly-Joy-Select, Inc.
Performed by Merle Haggard
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My little Cherokee Maiden, I love her so. And tho we're far apart,
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I know I'll never be tradin' my love for her, For anybody else's heart.
Someday I'll make a trip back to the Cherokee Strip
And I'll carry her away with me.
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And straight as an arrow flies, we'll ride to paradise,
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My sweet little chickadee, My little Cherokee Maiden and me.
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