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Longing For Old Virginia

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Longing For Old Virginia

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'Mid the [G]green fields of [D]Virginia, dear I [G]met you
Where the [D]roses red and white around us [G]grew
When I [C]held you in my arms and gently [G]kissed you
The [D]robins sang the sweetest song we [D7knew

I am [G]longing for old Virginia, for old [C]Virginia and [G]you
And I'm [D]hoping the soul [G]within you is [A]longing for me [D]too
To [G]Virginia, just like the ivy, my [C]heart clings ever [G]true
And I [C]reckon in the spring I'll [G]bring a little ring
To old [D]Virginia and [G]you

Though tonight I'm far from you and old Virginia
I still love you as I did that day in June
And when springtime comes again to old Virginia
I'll build a little cottage just for two

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12/11/34 Camden, NJ