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Subject: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Andre in Seattle
Date: 17 Aug 99 - 11:20 PM

Wanting the lyrics and chords to the Largo movement of Dvorak's Symphony #9 - "Going Home..." are the opening words I remember. Any help or direction most appreciated. I have a church member wanting me to sing this piece at their memorial service should I be around when they pass over. Thanks. Andre

Click for related thread


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak 'Going Home'
From: katlaughing
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 12:33 AM

Andre,

Clicking here will take you to a page with tons of links which might have it, including libraries in The Czech Republic.

Also, did you click on the "Links" at the top of this page and look at some of them? There are several in there which might have something.

If I come across it, I will post it here.

Good luck,

katlaughing


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Subject: Lyr Add: GOING HOME
From: Wolfgang
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 10:30 AM

Andre, I think I have found the lyrics. Click here and then scroll down on that page for the last song.

Wolfgang


GOING HOME

Going Home  Going Home
I am going home
Quiet like some still day
I am going home

Jesus calls me home
Jesus calls me home
Jesus calls me
I will follow
Jesus calls me home

Going Home Going Home
I am going home
Quiet like some still day
Jesus calls me home

Music by A. Dvorak, Public Domain
Arranged and adapted by Greg Flesch and Terry Taylor
Arrangement ©1987 Broken Songs (ASCAP)


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak 'Going Home'
From: alison
Date: 18 Aug 99 - 09:44 PM

hi Andre

I have done a GIF of the melody plus guitar chords for you. Send me your email address and I'll forward them

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak 'Going Home'
From: Joe Offer
Date: 19 Aug 99 - 08:59 PM

I posted the lyrics in a previous thread (click). Can't say I've found lyrics that I really like - most sound too much like white folks putting words into black folks' mouths.
-Joe Offer-
Messages from multiple threads combined. Messages below are from a new thread.
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: Goin Home - Old Spiritual
From: GUEST,Anne Z
Date: 08 Apr 00 - 11:12 AM

What is that song they play a lot at funerals that I thought was called Goin Home? Some of the lyrics are..."Mother's there spectin me, Father's waiting to. Lot's of folk gathered there, all the friends I knew." I thought it was a Negro Spiritual, but I also heard it played on an old album (New World Symphony) and I think the name was Largo. Sorry to be so confusing, but I love this song and I am totally mixed up. I'd love to know where to buy it too.


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Subject: RE: Tune Req: Goin Home - Old Spiritual
From: Joe Offer
Date: 08 Apr 00 - 01:07 PM

Hi, Anne - the tune is a movement (Largo) from Dvorak's symphony "From the New World." Click here for a thread for a collection of lyrics, although the most common interpretation is purely instrumental (it's also the most satisfying interpretation, to my mind - none of the lyrics seem quite right to me).
Click here for a rather nice MIDI. Or, maybe you'd prefer the one on this page (click).
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Tune Req: Goin Home - Old Spiritual
From: Mary in Kentucky
Date: 08 Apr 00 - 03:08 PM

Hi Joe--I read your thread linked-to above and noticed that the consensus was that this tune was original to Dvorak, just written in the style of the Negro Spiritual...didn't know that. So I went back and read my sheet music for Goin' Home which has a nice forward written by William Arms Fisher who was a pupil of Dvorak's. (You also posted his words to the tune in the thread linked-to above.) He states:

These works [New World Symphony and two others] were the outcome of his enthusiastic study of the folk-music of the American negro, and in them he did not incorporate negro themes but invented his own after the negro manner. He told me after his return that he had been reading Longfellow's Hiawatha, and that the wide-stretching prairies of the midwest had greatly impressed him.

I noticed in the dicussion that several people mentioned the Spiritual Down the Road. I vaguely remember the name of River Road linked to this tune.

Anyway, it's a nice tune. Just last night someone asked me for the words. It was another anonymous e-mail to which I never received a thank-you. Stupid me, I should have checked the Mudcat Discussion Threads and saved myself some time!

Mary


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Subject: Lyr Add: GOING HOME
From: GUEST,Sofa
Date: 21 Jan 06 - 10:54 AM

The lyrics to going home are as follows:-

Goin' home, goin' home,
I'm a-goin' home,
Quiet like some still day,
I'm jes' goin' home.

It's not far, jes' close by,
Through an open door,
Work all done, care laid by,
Gwine to fear no more.

Mother's there 'spectin' me,
Father's waitin' too,
Lot's o' folk gathered there,
All the friends I knew.

Home, home, I'm goin' home.
Nothin' lost, all's gain.
No more stumblin' on the way,
No more longin' for the day,
Gwine to roam no more.

Mornin' star lights the way,
Res'less dreams all done, all done,
Shadow's gone, break o' day,
Real life's jes' begun.

Dere's no break, ain't no end,
Jes' a-livin' on,
Wide awake with a smile,
Goin' on and on.

Goin' home, goin' home,
I'm jes goin' home,
It's not far, Jes' close by,
Through an open door,
I'm jes' goin home.

Or at least those are the words I sing with my choir

Line breaks and stanza breaks added. Hope I got them in the right place. These lyrics were originally posted as one continuous paragraph. --JoeClone, 6-Feb-06.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Ron Davies
Date: 21 Jan 06 - 11:07 AM

The whole New World Symphony is great--some think it's overdone, but I never get tired of hearing it.

Also, try Dvorak's 8th Symphony--wonderful melodies and really colorful orchestration--also seems to have folk flavor.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: zendt
Date: 21 Jan 06 - 05:37 PM

I'm new to Mudcat cafe, actually just go here because I'm looking for guitar chords for "Going Home". I've been through the threads but haven't found a location for the chords yet. Cany anyone post a URL where I might find them?

Thanks.

zendt


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Roberto
Date: 22 Jan 06 - 11:38 AM

I suggest to listen to Albert Ayler's recording of this air, on Albert Ayler, Goin' Home, (also issued as Swing Low, Sweet Spiritual (but I fear at the moment the cd is not easy to find). R


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 23 Jan 06 - 10:48 AM

People trying to find words for a manufactured spiritual might want to look into the composers who tried to stay a little closer to representing the real thing. There are some interesting stories when looking into music collectors like Grainger and Bartok, who were musicians, or more recent folksong and spiritual collectors in America like Lomax. I pulled these names out of my hat without any additional research--there are many more out there.

SRS


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: GUEST,shipahoy@adelphia.net
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 08:51 PM

I just stumbled across this website while searching for a downloadable file (iTunes or Media Player, etc) of Jack Teagarden singing/playing "Going Home". Can anyone help me find it? I believe it was on a Capitol Records LP from the 1940's or 50's entitled "Swing Low Sweet Spirituals". Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Bill in New hampshire


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Subject: Lyr Add: LAKE WOBEGON SCHOOL HYMN(Garrison Keillor
From: GUEST,ClaireBear
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 12:29 PM

As long as we're on the subject...this is pretty much a nonsequitur to the last posting, but I've always been fond of Garrison Keillor's "Lake Wobegon School Hymn," which despite its reference to cow manure seems better suited to Dvorak's wonderful tune than the "Going home" lyric. I just don't get the tune as a dirge; to me it seems more pastoral/bucolic, as are these lyrics. I think Keillor's on the right track here:

LAKE WOBEGON SCHOOL HYMN

Lyrics by Garrison Keillor

Morning light, soft and bright, Wobegon revealed,
Early frost all across farm and woods and fields
Coffee done, I'll have some, step outside alone
Look around, set me down on a slab of stone
By the barn, cattle turn, murmur in the pen
Soft and pure, cow manure, I know where I am.
I know where I am….
…I am home again.

Precious Lord, by your word simple gifts are blessed
Creatures all great and small heav'nly love express
Love and faithfulness
Let the promise of salvation
Come by daily observation
In this farmyard, Lord, be with us.

My old dog takes his walk, sniffing every tree
Every smell seems to tell his biography
Chickens dash 'cross the grass, cats patrol the yard
Seven geese marching east form an honor guard
Then the small trumpet call ringing to the skies
Three loud barks -- arrf! arrf! arrf! -- wake up and arise.
Be in paradise, be in paradise.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 01:45 PM

Thanks, ClareBear, for posting this. It does fit Dvorak's tune much better than the 'manufactured spirituals,' as SRS calls them.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: GUEST,christine
Date: 14 Sep 06 - 04:12 AM

the melody for "Going Home" is an old Scottish folk tune, played by nearly every bagpiper I ever heard there. It made it's way to the new world and became a folk song that slaves set words to, and that melody Dvorak included in his symphony.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 14 Sep 06 - 02:23 PM

And every bagpiper learned that 'old Scottish folk tune" from the Largo of Dvorak's New World Symphony or from "Goin' Home," the lyrics and arrangement of the Largo by William Arms Fisher (a Dvorak student) and popularized by Paul Robson.

See thread 2103: Going Home Goin' Home or just click on the first link at the top of this thread.

In that link. see esp. post of 29 Oct 03, 01:39 PM by Q.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Kaleea
Date: 14 Sep 06 - 03:14 PM

Years ago, when key singers of my church choir were gone over Christmas, I drafted a couple of gals to sing with me for a trio
I wrote out using a setting of this tune I'd found, with poetic Christmasy lyrics which I no longer recall. Something of the " . . . little babe, holy child . . ." type thing. We sang accapella, from the balcony at the back of church. After a long pause,the preacher rose for his sermon, quietly stated that he could add nothing more to what we had just sung & sat down. I was shocked, as we were just relieved to have gotten the notes right.

Dvorak was quite fond of using folk tunes in his works, as did many of the great composers. I remember that my mother used to play "Goin' Home" on the piano & we'd sing it when I was a kid. Born & raised in eastern Oklahoma, her ancestors were Irish, Scottish & Welsh with a dash of Cherokee--common Okie roots. Lots of other songs of Irish, Scottish & Welsh roots were sung in that region with various lyrics, often verses about "pioneer" life. Grandad used to sing "My little clapboard shanty on the plain" adapted from my little ole log cabin on the claim, adapted from . . .


Yes, there were trees in parts of Oklahoma during the "dust bowl" days, and there still are trees today. Dust, too.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: GUEST,Karen
Date: 09 Oct 06 - 10:20 PM

I need the lyrics and chords for Dvorak's Going Home. Any guitar tabs, and 4-part harmony?


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: GUEST,Urbane Guerrilla
Date: 10 Oct 06 - 01:49 AM

If the lyrics seem less than suitable or aren't to the client's taste in these things, I too would suggest doing it as a bagpipe piece, either a solo or about a quartet, tops, in most circumstances -- you don't need a sixteen-member pipe band and drummers to fill up a church with the music. A quartet can do a good job of handling both the melody line and the "seconds" -- harmony line, bagpipe-style.

A rather surprisingly large selection of hymn and funerary tunes can be wrung through the great Highland bagpipe, or more quietly through chamber pipes and smallpipes: Hyfrydol, Cwm Rhondda, St Patrick's Breastplate, Slane, Bunessan, and for funerary use/resurrection Masses, variously Going Home, Amazing Grace, I Am The Bread Of Life, and Flowers of the Forest. Somewhat more remotely, The Battle Hymn of the Republic, which comes out of the pipes' nine-note compass somewhat altered but recognizable.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Joe Offer
Date: 10 Oct 06 - 02:04 AM

Q, I haven't been able to document Paul Robeson's singing this song. It would seem to fit his voice, but I haven't seen any evidence that he recorded or ever performed it. Did he?
-Joe Offer-


Of course, as soon as I said that, Amazon proved me wrong - it's on the recording of his Carnegie Hall concert, recorded May 9, 1958 - (click for sample).


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Jeremiah McCaw
Date: 10 Oct 06 - 04:31 AM

I had sheet music when I was a youngster. The lyric started:

"Going home, going home,
At the close of day.
Going home, going home,
Home to rest and pray."

'S all I recall. Might anybody have the complete words of this version?


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: GUEST
Date: 11 Dec 06 - 04:58 PM

Chor Leoni, Canada'a premier men's choir, has a recent disc titled "Goin Home" on which they do a very nice version. This disc is also filled with many other excellent songs from around the world. If anyone has the chords please send them, otherwise I'll have to sit down and figure it out.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Bugsy
Date: 11 Dec 06 - 06:38 PM

I think it starts off something like -

"He were a great baker were our dad"

CHeers


Bugsy


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Long Firm Freddie
Date: 12 Dec 06 - 12:43 AM

Quite right, Bugsy, the old Hovis bread advert. As parodied by the late, great Tony Capstick (over the Largo played by Frickley Carlton Main Colliery Band). Eee...

CAPSTICK COMES HOME
( 'Hovis' Advert Parody )
by
Tony Capstick



I'll never forget that first day at t'pit.
Me an' mi father worked a 72 hour shift, then wi walked home 43 mile through t'snow in us bare feet, huddled inside us clothes med out o' old sacks.
Eventually we trudged over t'hill until wi could see t'street light twinklin' in our village.
Mi father smiled down at mi through t'icicles hangin' off his nose. "Nearly home now lad", he said.
We stumbled into t'house and stood there freezin' cold and tired out, shiverin' and miserable, in front o' t' meagre fire.
Any road, mi mam says "Cheer up, lads. I've got you some nice brown bread and butter for yer tea."
Ee, mi father went crackers. He reached out and gently pulled mi mam towards 'im by t'throat. "You big fat, idle ugly wart", he said. "You gret useless spawny-eyed parrot-faced wazzock." ('E had a way wi words, mi father. He'd bin to college, y'know). "You've been out playin' bingo all afternoon instead o' gettin' some proper snap ready for me an' this lad", he explained to mi poor, little, purple-faced mam.
Then turnin' to me he said "Arthur", (He could never remember mi name), "here's half a crown. Nip down to t'chip 'oyl an' get us a nice piece o' 'addock for us tea. Man cannot live by bread alone."
He were a reyt tater, mi father.
He said as 'ow workin' folk should have some dignity an' pride an' self respect, an' as 'ow they should come home to summat warm an' cheerful.
An' then he threw mi mam on t'fire.
We didn't 'ave no tellies or shoes or bedclothes.
We med us own fun in them days.
Do you know, when I were a lad you could get a tram down into t'town, buy three new suits an' an ovvercoat, four pair o' good boots, go an' see George Formby at t'Palace Theatre, get blind drunk, 'ave some steak an' chips, bunch o' bananas an' three stone o' monkey nuts an' still 'ave change out of a farthing.
We'd lots o' things in them days they 'aven't got today - rickets, diptheria, Hitler and my, we did look well goin' to school wi' no backside in us trousers an' all us little 'eads painted purple because we 'ad ringworm.
They don't know they're born today!!!

LFF


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: GUEST,Kona Jim
Date: 18 Jan 07 - 01:29 AM

Jerimiah:
I have been searching for the lyrics to Going Home since I watched the recent funeral for Gerald Ford. When they played the song while plane bearing the family and casket was preparing to depart Palm Desert, I just about lost it - it fit the scene; the sunny desert hills and the incredibly blue morning sky so well.
You are the only writer who has submitted any portion of the lyrics I learned (most of which forgotten) in music ed class in Wisconsin some 50 years ago. I believe the second verse went like this:

Day is done, gone the sun
sinking in the west
sleepy birds now return
homing to their nest.

another verse ended with:
"all the worlds at rest"
or I may have the above lines confused. Maybe we can find others who recall the this version.

Thank you to all the contributors here for the great information


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: GUEST,Mark Hannan
Date: 22 Mar 07 - 02:10 PM

found this...
http://www.heartwoodguitar.com/Guitar%20Music%20for%20Web/Fisher,%20William%20Arms%20-%20Going%20Home.htm


Going Home
William Arms Fisher
Music by Antonin Dvorak
arr. by Ken Bible
in 6/8
G (2½)             D7sus4/G (½) G
Going home, going                home,
Descending Figure 1 (2)    Am7   D7/F#
I'm just going                     home.
G (2)         B7    C
Quiet-like, slip away
Am7   D7/F#   C/G   G
I'll be going      home.
C (2)            D7/F#    C
It's not far, just close by;
Am7 Bm7    Cma7 (2)
Jesus   is the Door;
Am7 (2)          Bm7   Em
Work all done, laid   aside,
C            Bm7       Cadd9 D/F#
Fear and grief no more.
G             Bm/F#   G/F    C/E
Friends are there,    waiting now.
Descending Figure 1 (2)    Am7   D7/F#
He is waiting,                     too.
G            G/F# Em      B7
See His smile!    See His hand!
Am      D7/F#      G (2)
He will lead me through.
G (2½)            D7sus4/G (½) G
Morning Star lights the       way;
Descending Figure 1 (2)    Am7   D7/F#
Restless dream all             done;
G (2)                  B7       C
Shadows gone, break of day,
Am7      D7/F#   C/G   G
Life has just    begun.

C (2)          D7/F#    C
Every tear wiped    away,
Am7      Bm7       Cma7 (2)
Pain and sickness gone;
Am7 (2)         Bm7       Em
Wide awake there with Him!
C               Bm7    Cadd9 D/F#
Peace goes on and on!
G       Bm/F#   G/F   C/E
Going home,      going home,
Descending Figure 1 (2)    Am7   D7/F#
I'll be going                        home.
G            G/F# Em       B7
See the Light!    See the Sun!
Am       D7/F#      G (2)
I'm just going         home.


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Subject: RE: Lyrics/chords to Dvorak Going Home
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 22 Mar 07 - 03:09 PM

Good arangement!
Dr. Dvorak came to New York in 1892 as Director of the National Conservatory of Music, returning to Bohemia in 1895. Quoted in Harper's Magazine, Feb. 1895: Since all people have their own distinctive songs, he asks: "What songs, then, belong to the American? What melody would stop him on the street if he were in a strange land and make the home-feeling well up within him? The most potent, as well as the most beautiful among them, according to my estimation, are certain of the so-called plantation melodies and slave songs."
William Arms Fisher, one of his students, wrote (1925) in the introduction to his "Seventy Negro Spirituals (edited for low voice)," "Of course Dr. Dvorak's suggestion that in the songs of the Negro might be found material for use in artistic forms brought derision upon him from some Americans." ...
There was much comment about him and his statements, much of it untrue. Mr. Fisher says he found Dvorak one morning walking up and down his studio shaking a New York morning paper like a rag and exclaiming with heat: "See what they make me say! I did not say it. I will go back to my Bohemia." His friends in Austria (including the Viennese critic Hanslick) and Bohemia had already recognized a "fresh thematic element, a new trait and idiom denied by some American critics" (Arms, p. xiii).


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Going Home (Dvorak)
From: GUEST,guest, C Elliott
Date: 20 Jul 07 - 04:23 PM

And William Arms Fisher was black, was he not?


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Going Home (Dvorak)
From: M.Ted
Date: 21 Jul 07 - 08:54 AM

The melody is certainly evocative, but it's not an American melody. It was written only a year after Dvorak came to the US, and was inspired by, but not really based on Black and American Indian music that he'd heard(which he thought sounded a lot alike)--the underlying pulse to the melody is definitely not that of a spiritual--it is more like a Czardas--some claim the melody was in fact an existing Bohemian folk tune.

Be that as it may, if you ever play at a Hungarian Wedding, and they call for a Czardas, try this tune--it works a treat--


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Going Home (Dvorak)
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 21 Jul 07 - 12:30 PM

M. Ted is correct.
As linked above in a previous note (14 Sept 06) to thread 2103, the music is Bohemian in form.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Going Home (Dvorak)
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 25 Jan 08 - 10:29 PM

I looked through the forum but didn't find the information I want: I wonder if anyone here is familiar with this version of the lyrics

River road, river road, winding to the sea
It's the road leading home where I want to be
Long to be by my side friends of long ago
....

I can't remember the rest of the words .

Any help would be much appreciated.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Going Home (Dvorak)
From: GUEST,Acoustic Bob
Date: 22 Jun 11 - 05:28 AM

@ClairBear, thanks so much for posting these lyrics. They've been haunting me ever since I heard GK sing them on A Prairie Home Companion. The part about the dog dying always makes me sad.

LAKE WOBEGON SCHOOL HYMN(Garrison Keillor)


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Going Home (Dvorak)
From: GUEST,FRANKLIN
Date: 23 Oct 11 - 01:50 PM

"GOIN HOME" WAS PLAYED ON ACCORDIAN BY A BLACK MAN IN TEARS AS THE BODY OF FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT DEPARTED WARM SPRINGS GA.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Going Home (Dvorak)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 27 Oct 11 - 01:43 PM

Found these words at a Taiwanese web site:

River Road, River Road winding to the sea.
That's the road leading to home where I long to be.
Long to see folks I knew, friends of long ago.
Long to sit by my door in the sunset glow.
River Road, River Road winding to the sea.
Lead the way take me home where I long to be...


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