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Dixie’s Land (Dixie)
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Words & music: Daniel Decatur Emmett
(published by Firth, Pond & Co., N. Y., 1860)
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I wish I was in de land ob cotton,
Old times dar am not forgotten;
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
In Dixie Land whar I was born in,
Early on one frosty mornin,
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
Chorus:
Den I wish I was in Dixie, Hooray! Hooray!
In Dixie Land, I’ll toke my stand,
To lib an die in Dixie,
Away, Away, Away down south in Dixie,
Away, Away, Away down south in Dixie.
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Old Missus marry “Will-de-weaber,”
Willium was a gay deceiber;
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
But when he put his arm around ’er,
He smilled as fierce as a ’forty-pound’er.
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
Chorus:
Now here’s a health to the next old Missus,
An all de galls dat want to kiss us;
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
But if you want to drive ’way sorrow,
Come an hear dis song tomorrow.
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
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His face was sharp as a butchers cleaber,
But dat did not seem to grieb’er;
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
Old Missus acted de foolish part,
And died for a man dat broke her heart.
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
Chorus:
Dar’s buck-wheat cakes an ’Ingen’ batter,
Makes you fat or a little fatter;
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
Den hoe it down an scratch your grabble,
To Dixie land I’m bound to trabble.
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.
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