Song facts: ‘Susanna’ is thought to be a reference to Stephen Foster’s sister, Charlotte, whose middle name was Susannah. 

Harmonica type: diatonic

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 I came from Alabama
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With my banjo on my knee 
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I'm goin' to Lou'siana
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 My true love for to see.

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 It rained all night the day I left
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The weather it was dry 
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The sun so hot I froze to death,
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Susanna, don't you cry.

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Oh, Susanna, oh, don't you cry for me 
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I've come from Alabama
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With my banjo on my knee.

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