9 thoughts on “ Old Folks At Home

  1. Old Folks at Home. Note: Lyrics display best on screens sized pixels or larger. If your screen is smaller than this, you may be able to view the lyrics better in landscape orientation. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Foster VERSE 1 Eb Bb7 Eb Ab Way down upon the Swanee river, Eb Bb7 Far, far away, Eb Bb7 Eb Ab That's where my heart is turning ever, Eb Bb7 Eb That's where the old folks stay; Bb7 Eb .
  2. "Old Folks at Home" (also known as "Swanee River", "Swanee Ribber" [from the original lyrics], or "Suwannee River") is a minstrel song written by Stephen Foster in Since it has been the official state song of Florida, although in the original lyrics were expurgated.
  3. Old Folks at Home Alt ernative. Title Swanee River Composer Foster, Stephen: I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. No. ISF Key D major Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 1 song Year/Date of Composition Y/D of Comp. First Pub lication. Librettist Composer Language English Composer Time Period Comp. Period: Romantic: Piece Style Romantic: Instrumentation voice, pianoComposer: Foster, Stephen.
  4. Genre/Form: Scores: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foster, Stephen Collins, Old folks at home. New York: C.F. Peters, ©
  5. Old folks at home Contributor Names Foster, Stephen Collins -- (composer) Foster, Stephen Collins -- (lyricist) Subject Headings - United States -- History -- Civil War, -- .
  6. Learn an easy version of The Old Folks at Home for banjo with our professional quality tablature and sheet music. Free PDF download.
  7. Old Folks at Home /ˌəʊld fəʊks ət ˈhəʊm/ /ˌəʊld fəʊks ət ˈhəʊm/ a popular US song written in by Stephen Foster.
  8. Far from the old folks at home. All 'round the little farm I wandered When I was young, Then many happy days I squandered, Many a song I sung. When I was playing with my brother Happy was I. Oh! take me to my kind old mother, There let me live and die. All the world is sad and dreary, Everywhere I roam, Oh! Lordy, how my heart grows weary.
  9. * Old Folks at Home: Old Folks at Home, auch (Way Down Upon the Swanee River oder Swanee River), ist ein entstandenes Lied des US-amerikanischen Komponisten Stephen Foster. Es wurde erstmals von der New Yorker Theatergruppe Christy’s Minstrels vorgetragen.

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