"Oh! Susanna" as written by Walter H. Mceuen and Stephen Collins Foster....
I came from Alabama
Wid my banjo on my knee,
I'm g'wan to Louisiana
My true love for to see,
It rained all night the day I left,
The weather it was dry,
The sun so hot I froze to death;
Susanna, don't you cry.

Oh! Susanna, Oh! don't you cry for me,
I've come from Alabama, with 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 really thought I'd die;
I shut my eyes to hold my breath,
Susanna, don't you cry.

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

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 I'm coming from de South,
Susanna, don't you cry.

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

I scon will be in New Orleans,
And den I'll 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 I'm dead and buried,
Susanna, don't you cry.


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"Oh! Susanna" as written by Frank Ramond Peter Hoffmann-meyer Zur Capellen

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