"Follow the Drinking Gourd" is an American folk song first published in 1928. The
Drinking ... named Aunty Laura. Hays described the melody as coming from
Aunty Laura, while the lyrics cam...
LYRICS, EXPLANATION. VERSE 1, Taken together, this verse suggests
escaping in the spring and heading North to freedom. When the sun come back,,
Handout 1: Follow the Drinking Gourd Lyrics. Chorus. Follow the drinking gourd,.
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Feb 24, 2012 ... According to American folklore, this song was a "musical" map which led fugitive
slaves north to freedom. For a history of the song, see ...
Lyrics of One Version of the Song: Some Clues About the Words: When the sun
comes back. And the first quail calls, These are signs that winter is ending ...
Lyrics to 'Follow the Drinking Gourd' by Taj Mahal. When the Sun comes back /
And the first quail calls / Follow the drinking gourd, / For the old man is.
Lyrics to Follow the Drinking Gourd. When the sun goes back and the first quail
calls. Follow the drinking gourd. The old man is a-waitin' for to carry you to ...
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Follow the Drinking Gourd was originally produced by : The New Jersey State.
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