Christy's Plantation Melodies

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68                                  christy's
Oh, how I lub dis darkey gal!
How happy hab I been,                          .
When neath de sweet, de heabenly smile,
Ob darhn Julia Green!
Chorus. Oh! I,hab been, &c.
A pledge ob lub she'd gib to me,
She said wid honey bref; I ax'd her what dat pledge should be
She sigh'd, and said — hersef! I threw my arms around her neck,
She on my breast did lean ; While brack-wing'd angels hober'd o'er
Myself and Julia Green!
Chorus. Oh! I hab been, &c,
Lynchburg Town.
Tbe music, with piano-forte accompaniment, published by Win. Vanderoeck, New York.
You may talk as" you will ob de good ole time,
Of Dandy Jim and Joe; But we am de darkies for fun and glee,
And we sing and play de ole banjo!
And we're gwine 'long down, And. we're gwine long down to town, Ind we're gwine long down to Lynchburg town To sing to de white folks down dar I