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VP_011601 Verse 1Choo! Choo! Choo! Come on, Sue, Here comes that old sidewheeler, Down the river; Choo! Choo! Choo! Come on, do, A good time for me and you. Now the boat is stoppin', see the gang plank droppin', Hear the music poppin', all the darkies hoppin', Beautiful night time, this is the right time, Come with me Chorus 1Floatin' down the river, floatin' down the river, In the evenin' by the bright moonlight, These are good times that are ne'er forgotten, When the shores are snowy white with cotton; To the banjos strummin', we will all be hummin', Honey, let me take you by the hand, I'm goin', I'm goin', Floatin' down the river, floatin' down the river, Cause it's moonlight now in Dixieland. Verse 2Choo! Choo! Choo! Look there, Sue, Who's that I see a hailin', From the railin' Choo! Choo! Choo! Look! it's Lou, She's going to join us, too. You must hurry Susan, think of time you're losin', Don't you be refusin', good time I am choosin', I'm goin' to take you, I'm goin' to make you Come with me

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1 score (6 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.

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Will Rossiter

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Floating Down the River : Cause It's Moonlight now in Dixieland



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