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Shady Grove - Lyrics

Shady Grove my little love
Shady Grove my darlin
Shady Grove my little love
I'm a goin' back to harlem

Went to see my Shady Grove
She's a standin in the door
Her shoes and stockins in her hand
And her little bare feet on the floor

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Lips as red as the bloomin Rose
And eyes o' the prettiest brown
She's the darling of my heart
Prettiest little thing in town

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I wish I had a big fine horse
And corn to feed him on
And Shady Grove to stay at home
And feed him when I'm gone

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When I was a little boy
I wanted a Barlowe knife
And now I want little Shady Grove
To say she'll be my wife

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Writer(s): Trad/Monroe

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