My Old Kentucky Home

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My Old Kentucky Home

The G sun shines G7 bright in the C old Kentucky G home,
‚Tis G summer, the A7 darkies are D gay,
The G corn top’s G7 ripe and the C meadow’s in the G bloom
While the G birds make D music all the G day.
The G young folks G7 roll on the C little cabin G floor,
All G merry, all Am7 happy and D bright:
By’n G by Hard G7 Times comes a C knocking at the G door,
Then my G old Kentucky D7 Home, good G night!
G Weep no C more, my Bm/Hm* lady,
Oh! C weep no more to- G day, we will sing one G7 song,
for the C old Kentucky G Home, for the old Kentucky D7 Home, far a- G way.

 

1. The sun shines bright in the old Kentucky home,
‚Tis summer, the darkies are gay,
The corn top’s ripe and the meadow’s in the bloom
While the birds make music all the day.
The young folks roll on the little cabin floor,
All merry, all happy and bright:
By’n by Hard Times comes a knocking at the door,
Then my old Kentucky Home, good night!
Weep no more, my lady,
Oh! weep no more today!
We will sing one song
For the old Kentucky Home,
For the old Kentucky Home, far away.

2. They hunt no more for the possum and the coon
On the meadow, the hill and the shore,
They sing no more by the glimmer of the moon,
On the bench by the old cabin door.
The day goes by like a shadow o’er the heart,
With sorrow where all was delight:
The time has come when the darkies have to part,
Then my old Kentucky Home, good night!
Weep no more, my lady,
Oh! weep no more today!
We will sing one song
For the old Kentucky Home,
For the old Kentucky Home, far away.

3. The head must bow and the back will have to bend,
Wherever the darkey may go:
A few more days, and the trouble all will end
In the field where the sugar canes grow.
A few more days for to tote the weary load,
No matter ‚twill never be light,
A few more days till we totter on the road,
Then my old Kentucky Home, good night!
Weep no more, my lady,
Oh! weep no more today!
We will sing one song
For the old Kentucky Home,
For the old Kentucky Home, far away.