The Beatles – Cry For a Shadow Song Lyrics

About The Beatles: The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. They became the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed act in the history of popular music. Their best-known lineup consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Rooted in skiffle and 1950s rock and roll, they later utilised several genres, ranging from pop ballads to psychedelic rock, often incorporating classical and other elements in innovative ways. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as “Beatlemania”, but as their songwriting grew in sophistication, they came to be perceived by many fans and cultural observers as an embodiment of the ideals shared by the era’s sociocultural revolutions.

Featured Singers: The Beatles  


Lyrics:

Way down upon the Swanee River
Far, far away
That’s where my heart is yearning ever
Home where the old folks stay

Way down upon the Swanee River
Far, far away-hey
Whoa, that’s where my heart is yearning ever
Home where the old folks stay

All up and down the whole creation
Sadly I roam
I’m a still a-longin’ for the old plantation
Oh, for the old folks at home

Ah-oh-oh

Oh, my my

Well, way down upon the Swanee River
Far, far away-hey
Whoa, that’s where my heart is yearning ever
Home where the old folks stay

All up and down the whole creation
Sadly I roam
I’m still a-longin’ for the old plantation
And for the old folks at home

All the world is sad and dreary
Ev’rywhere I roam
Oh, darkies, how my heart grows weary
Far from the old folks at home
Far from the old folks at home
Far from the old folks at home
Far from the old folks at home


 

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