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"Old Folks at Home" (also known as "Swanee River", "Swanee Ribber" [from the original lyrics], or "Suwannee River") is a minstrel song written by Stephen Foster in 1851. Since 1935 it has been the official state song of Florida, although in 2008 the original lyrics were expurgated.<ref name=NewLyricsStatute>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


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"Old Folks at Home" (also known as "Swanee River", "Swanee Ribber" [from the original lyrics], or "Suwannee River") is a minstrel song written by Stephen Foster in 1851. Since 1935 it has been the official state song of Florida, although in 2008 the original lyrics were expurgated.<ref name=NewLyricsStatute>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


Old Folks at Home sections
Intro  Composition  Controversy  Lyrics  References  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Composition
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