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Oh, Shenandoah, I long to hear you
Away, you rollin' river
O Shenandoah, I long to hear you.
Away I'm bound to go
'Cross the wide Missouri.
'Tis seven long years since I last saw you
Away, you rollin' river
'Tis seven long years since I last saw you
Away I'm bound to go
'Cross the wide Missouri.

Oh Shenandoah, I'm bound to leave you
Away, you rollin' river.
O Shenandoah, I'll not deceive you,
Away I'm bound to go
'Cross the wide Missouri.



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  • U
    UnregisteredJun 6, 2014 at 10:02 pm
    For me the song's haunting melody and lyrics are about pleasant memories I wish to retain but must move on from. Shenandoah represents that special place in my memory that I long for but can't go back to. Missouri represents the present or future that I must now live in.
  • U
    UnregisteredApr 29, 2012 at 5:28 pm
    That’s my song to my husband i did it to little joe cartwright it’s for my father michael landon he is 22 ?
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 5, 2012 at 8:39 pm
    A peaceful river that has so much history involved in it. I would like to go see the shenandoah river in virgina.
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 11, 2011 at 5:08 am
    A trader misses his home in the shenandoah valley named for the indian chief. He comes back but he's determined to take the woman he loves, the chief's daughter, west to new lands across the missouri river.
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  • U
    UnregisteredDec 11, 2011 at 5:07 am
    A trader misses his home in the shenandoah valley named for the indian cheif. He comes back but he's determined to take the woman he loves, the cheif's daughter, west to new lands across the missouri river.

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