"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,,
Traditional Children's Song Lyrics and Sound Clip Performed ... Lyrics: Chorus:
Follow the drinking gourd. Follow the drinking gourd. For the old man is a waitin'
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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 ...
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Nov 21, 2013 ... I decided to do a slow roots version of this American classic and made a lyrics
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Explanation of "Follow the Drinking Gourd". The song and its translation are as
follows: When the sun comes back and the first quail calls, Follow the Drinking ...
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Follow the Drinking Gourd was originally produced by : The New Jersey State.
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 ...
Underground Railroad Song Lyrics. Follow the Drinking Gourd. Story: The lyrics
were instructions on how to get to safety. They were taught by a man known as ...