Lou'siana Belle

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Melody - Stephen Foster, 1847; Seq. by Benjamin R. Tubb
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Stephen Foster, 1847

Oh! Lou'siana's de same old state,
Whar Massa us'd to dwell;
He had a lubly cullud gal,
'Twas the Lou'siana Belle.
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Oh! Belle don't you tell,
Don't tell Massa, don't you Belle,
Oh! Belle, de Lou'siana Belle,
I's gwine to marry you Lou'siana Belle.

2. I went to de ball de udder night,
I cut a mighty swell,
I danc'd de Polka pigeon wing,
Wid de Lou'siana Belle.
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3. Dere's Dandy Jim ob Caroline
I knows him by de swell,
Tryin' to come it mighty fine,
Wid de Lou'siana Belle.
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4. Dere's de first Band den de E,
And den de doubleLL;
Anodder E to the end ob dat,
Spells Lou'siana Belle.
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