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Daniel Decatur Emmett

(29 October 1815 – 28 June 1904 / Mount Vernon / Ohio)

Poems of Daniel Decatur Emmett

1. Dixie's Land 5/17/2001

Dixie's Land

1 I wish I was in de land ob cotton,
2 Old times dar am not forgotten;
3 Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land!
4 In Dixie Land whar I was born in,
5 Early on one frosty mornin,
6 Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land!

7 Den I wish I was in Dixie! Hooray! Hooray!
8 In Dixie's Land we'll take our stand, to lib an' die in Dixie.

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