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Quotation by Stephen Collins Foster
Gone are the days when my heart was young and gay,
Gone are my friends from the cotton fields away,
Gone from the earth to a better land I know,
I hear their gentle voices calling "Old Black Joe."
Stephen Collins Foster (1826–1864), U.S. songwriter. "Old Black Joe," Firth, Pond & Co. (1860).
Music composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937).
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