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VP_007785 Verse 1I was born in a Southern state, Where all nature's sublime; In a city where the gals are pretty, And the sun shines nearly all the time; Hospitality there you'll find, Bright smiles ev'rywhere; When I look 'roun' and see some other town, I'm mighty glad I come from there. Chorus 1I was born in Virginia, That's the state that will win yer If you've got a soul in yer; Ain't no Southern frown In the city of Norfolk, Home of beauties and war talk. Reckon you'll like it, If you should strike it, That doggarn town. Verse 2Something nice about Southerners You don't find ev'rywhere; Never con yer, but they smile upon yer, And they make you happy while you're there. Old Kentucky and Tennessee, They can certainly go some; Travel far and wide still I'm satisfied, To settle in the state I'm from.
1 score (6 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
F. A. Mills
Cohan, George M, "Ethel Levey's Virginia Song" (1906). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 2091.