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Thread #7838 Message #1243766
Posted By: GUEST,Carol Lee
09-Aug-04 - 11:23 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Barges (Girl Scout song)
Subject: RE: Origin of: BARGES (Girl Scout song)
I now live in a house in Memphis overlooking the Mississippi River and sang "Barges" as a Girl Scout some 35 years ago. Interestingly enough, not one of my acquaintances knows of this beautiful song. As I watch the barges at night (yes, out of my window) with their starboard and port lights making the crescent bend through Memphis, I sing the song with many fond memories of innocence, wanderlust and friendship.
Do today's Girl Scouts still sing "Barges?"