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OH, BOYS, CARRY ME 'LONG!
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MASSA'S IN THE COLD, COLD GROUND.
This also is one of Foster's " Plantation Melodies," set to one of his characteristically plaintive melodies. It was written in 1852.
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1.  Round de mead-ows am a ring
2.   When de au-tumn leaves are fall
3.    Mas - sa make de dark-eys love
ing, De dark-ey's mourn - ful song,
ing,          When de days are cold,
him,          Cayse he was          so kind,
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