MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada

Alabama Sweetheart

John Molloy NFLD 2 Tape 16A Track 2
St. Shott's Audio:
Ballad

LEACH: All right
MOLLOY:(sings)

'Way upon the snowy fields of cotton
Where the dear old country home I long to see
In the good and sunny state of Alabama
Where my memory do take me constantly

Chorus:
Oh she's fairer than the great magloria [sic] blossom
And her eyes like bluebells in the month of May
My heart is always in the sunny southland
Wit’ my Alabama sweetheart far away

And when we through childhood roamed together
To me she would comply without a care
But I loved her dearly but l could not tell her
As we parted long ago as comrades dear

Chorus:
Oh she's fairer than the great magloria [sic] blossom
And her eyes like bluebells in the month of May
My heart is always in the sunny southland
Wit’ my Alabama sweetheart far away

And now I am a sad and lonely wandered
A letter from a friend I read today
It tells me that some other has been with her
With my Alabama sweetheart far away

Chorus:
Oh she's fairer than the great magloria [sic] blossom
And her eyes like bluebells in the month of May
My heart is always in the sunny southland
Wit’ my Alabama sweetheart far away


Notes

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