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On Top Of Old Smoky - The Weavers - On Tour

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  1. Aug 24,  · Cover Me: On Top of Old Smoky No one knows just when or by whom “On Top of Old Smoky” was written, but there are recordings of the famous folk-turned-novelty song as far back as the s. However, the song didn’t become well known beyond the Appalachian region where it originated until Pete Seeger and The Weavers scored a hit with it in.

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  2. On top of old smokey All covered with snow I lost my true lover By courtin' so slow. For courting's a pleasure (For courting's a pleasure) But parting is grief (But parting is grief) And a false-hearted lover (And a false-hearted lover) Is worse than a thief (Is worse than a thief) A thief will just rob you (A thief will just rob you) And take what you have.

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  3. The Weavers on Tour, an album by The Weavers on Spotify. our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.

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  4. The Weavers were an American folk music quartet based in the Greenwich Village area of New York City. They sang traditional folk songs from around the world, as well as blues, gospel music, children's songs, labor songs, and American ballads, and selling millions of records at the height of their popularity.

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  5. The Weavers. The Weavers were an American folk music quartet based in the Greenwich Village area of New York City. They sang traditional folk songs from around the world, as well as blues, gospel music, children's songs, labor songs, and American ballads, and .

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  6. The Weavers - On Top Of Old Smokey Lyrics. On top of Old Smokey All covered with snow Lost my true lover, I lost my true lover Courtin' so slow, for courtin' so slow For courting's a.

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  7. On Top of Old Smoky. "On Top of Old Smoky" (often spelled "Smokey") is a traditional folk song of the United States. As recorded by The Weavers, the song reached the pop music charts in It is catalogued as Roud Folk Song Index No.

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  8. “On Top of Old Smokey” or “On Top of Old Smoky” is a traditional nursery rhyme and folksong. There aren’t many evidences about the origin of this song and its author is unknown. Most commonly the lyrics are connected with the Great Smoky or Smokey Mountains located along the Tennessee and North Carolina border, an area populated by.

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  9. "Old Smoky" is also sometimes spelled "Old Smokey" - both spellings are used in the book - and its title rendered as "On Top Of Old Smokey" or "On Top Of Old Smoky." Unlike the even more famous " Go Tell Aunt Nancy," this song has been fairly widely recorded.

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  10. Mississippi Fingerstyle version: simple acoustic mix with rhythm, melody and harmony in the tradition of Mississippi John Hurt.

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