Old Folks at Home

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Old Folks at Home
by Stephen Foster

'"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 1851. Since 1935 it has been the official state song of Florida, although in 2008 the original lyrics were expurgated. According to Joel Whitburn's "Pop Memories 1890-1954" (1986), "Old Folks at Home" was the best-selling sheet music song of the period, with over twenty million copies sold.' Excerpted from Old Folks at Home on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.