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.
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,
3. Dere's Dandy Jim ob Caroline|
I knows him by de swell,
Tryin' to come it mighty fine,
Wid de Lou'siana Belle.
4. Dere's de first Band den de E,
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