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Quotation by Stephen Collins Foster
All up and down the whole creation,
Sadly I roam,
Still longing for the old plantation,
And for the old folks at home.
Stephen Collins Foster (1826–1864), U.S. songwriter. "Old Folks at Home," Firth, Pond & Co. (1851).
Music composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937); the original words are written in dialect: "de Swanee ribber" etc..
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