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My Old Kentucky Home Tabs (ver.1)

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My Old Kentucky Home Tabs (ver.1)

Stephen Foster
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                My Old Kentucky Home 
Stephen Foster

Info : "My Old Kentucky Home" was written and set to music by Stephen Collins Foster in
1850 and published in 1853 by Firth, Pound, and Company, New York. It was designated the
state song of Kentucky by an act of the legislature (Kentucky Acts, 1928), approved March 19, 1928.


This is the singing part of the song, and is correct. 

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1.The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home,Tis summer the darkies are gray
2.They hunt no more for the possum and the coon, on the meadow the ill and the shore
3.the head must bow and the back will have to bend, wherever the darkies may go



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The corn tops ripe and the meadows all in bloom, While the birds make music all the day
They sing no more by the glimmer of the moon, on the bench by the old cabin door
A few more days and the trouble all will end, in the field where the sugar canes grow



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They young folks roll on the little cabin floor, All merry all happy and bright
The day goes by like a shadow o'er the heart, with sorrow where all was delight
A few more days for to tote the weary load, No matter twill never be light



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By'n by hard times comes a knocking at the door, Then my old Kentucky home good night
The time has come when the darkies have to part, then my old Kentucky home good night
A few more days till we tooter on the road, Then my old Kentucky home good night



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1-3 Weep no more my la - dy, oh weep no more to - day




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1-3 We will sing one song for the old Kentucky home, for the old Kentucky home, far a- way
            
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