“The Rose of Alabama”


"Away from Mississippi's vale, With my old hat there for a sail, I crossed upon a cotton bale To Rose of Alabama." The singer courts Rose. His banjo falls into the stream. "And every night... To hunt my banjo for an hour... I meet... my flower."


  1. Scott-BoA, pp. 214-215, "The Rose of Alabama" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, SBoA214


Author: Words: Silas S. Steele
Earliest date: 1846
Found in: US