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Lou'siana Belle (1847)

TML # 013032
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1. Oh! Lou'siana's de same old state,
Whar Massa us'd to dwell;
He had a lubbly cullud gal,
'Twas the Lou'siana Belle.

CHOR 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 uddernight,
I cut a mighty swell;
I danc'd de Polkapigeonwing,
Wid de Lou'siana Bell.
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 first de _B_ and den de _E_,
And den de double _LL_;
Anodder _E_ to de end ob dat,
Spells Lou'suiana Belle.
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