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182 Songs That Every Child Should Know
Nelly Bly hab a voice like a turtle-dove, I hears it in de meadow, and I hears it in de grove; Nelly Bly hab a heart warm as a cup ob tea, And bigger dan de sweet-potato down in Tennessee. Heigh! Nelly, ho! Nelly, etc.
Nelly Bly shuts her eye when she goes to sleep, When she wakens up again her eyes begin to peep; De way she walks, she lifts her foot, and den she
brings it down, And when it lights, der 's music dah, in dat part ob
de town.
Heigh! Nelly, ho! Nelly, etc.
Nelly Bly, Nelly Bly! nebber, nebber sigh, Nebber bring de tear-drop to de corner ob your eye; For de pie is made ob punkins, and de mush is made
ob corn, Der's corn and punkins, plenty, lub, lying in de
Heigh! Nelly, ho! Nelly, etc.
O Lord! Correct Me
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E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III