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Oh! Susanna Lyrics

from Into White

"Oh! Susanna" is track #3 on the album Into White. It was written by Mason/foster.
"Oh! Susanna" is track #3 on the album Into White. It was written by Mason/foster.

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I came from Alabama
Wid my banjo on my knee,
Im gwan to Louisiana
My true love for to see,
It raind all night the day I left,
The weather it was dry,
The sun so hot I frose to death;
Susanna, don't you cry.

Oh! Susanna, Oh! don't you cry for me,
Ive come from Alabama, wid my banjo on my knee.

I jumped aboard de telegraph,
And trabbelled down de ribber,
De Lectrie fluid magnified,
And killed five hundred Nigger
De bullgine bust, de horse run off,
I realy thought Id die;
I shut my eyes to hold my breath,
Susanna, don't you cry.


I had a dream de odder night
When ebery ting was still;
I thought I saw Susanna,
A coming down de hill.
The buckwheat cake war in her mouth,
The tear was in her eye,
Says Im coming from de South,
Susanna, don't you cry.


I scon will be in New Orleans,
And den Ill look all round,
And when I find Susanna,
I fall upon the ground.
But if I do not find her,
Dis darkie I surely die,
And when Im dead and buried,
Susanna, don't you cry.


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