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Cover: part of a series called bandanna ballads; Publisher: G. Schirmer (London)
Subject Headings (Library of Congress)
Songs -- United States -- 20th Century; Popular Music -- United States
Sheldon Harris Collection (MUM00682), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries
I plays de banjo better now Dan him dat taught me do, Becase he plays for all de wor', An' I jes' plays for you. He learns his chunes I jes' lets down A banjostring or two Into de deepest of my heart, An' draws up chunes for you. Slowly dey comes swingin' up, A-quiv'rin' through an' through, Till wid a rush of tinglin' notes Dey reaches light an' you. I never knows if dey will shine Wet wid tears or dew;; I only knows dat, dew or tears, Dey shine becase of you, dey shine becase of you, of you.
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