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Red River Valley
Red River Valley is a folk song and cowboy music standard of controversial origins that has gone by different names—e.g., "Cowboy Love Song", "Bright Sherman Valley", "Bright Laurel Valley", "In the Bright Mohawk Valley", and "Bright Little Valley"—depending on where it has been sung. It is listed as Roud Folk Song Index 756, and by Edith Fowke as FO 13. It is recognizable by its chorus (with several variations):
From this valley they say you are going.
We will miss your bright eyes and sweet smile,
For they say you are taking the sunshine
That has brightened our pathway a while.
So come sit by my side if you love me.
Do not hasten to bid me adieu.
Just remember the Red River Valley,
And the one that has loved you so true.
Common Keys: G
First Melodic Interval: P5 ↑ P4
- Red River Valley - Chord Lead Sheet, Key of G
- Red River Valley - Lyrics
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Red River Valley - Chord Lead Sheet, Key of G
Chords and melody for a C tuned Ukulele. Standard music notation and TAB.
Red River Valley - Lyrics
Lyrics to the cowboy version of this classic.
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