Swanee Song Lyrics

George Gershwin

George Gershwin George Gershwin Plays Rhapsody in Blue (using the original piano rolls) cover art
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I've been away from you a long time.
I never thought I'd miss you so.
Somehow I feel
Your love is real.
Near you I want to be.
The birds are singing it is song time.
The banjo's strumming soft and low.
I know that you
Yearn for me too.
Swannee, you're calling me.

Swanee, how I love you, how I love you
My dear old Swanee.
I give the world to be
Among the folks in D-I-X-I-

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Strike Up the Band Overture
  • 2 An American in Paris
  • 3 Rhapsody in Blue
  • 4 Swanee
  • 5 Kicking the Clouds Away
  • 6 Twee‐Oodle‐Um Bum‐Bo
  • 7 Drifting Along With the Tide
  • 8 So Am I
  • 9 That Certain Feeling
  • 10 Sweet and Low Down

  • credits

    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: George Gershwin, Irving Caesar
    album: Track 4 in album George Gershwin Plays Rhapsody in Blue (using the original piano rolls)
    release date: 1987
    popularity : 100 users have visited this page.
    length: 3:24
    conductor: Newton Wayland
    orchestra: Denver Symphony Pops
    composer: George Gershwin
    lyricist: Irving Caesar

    Album Information

    label: Pro-Arte Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 015095035226
    script: Latin