Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair" is a parlor song by Stephen Foster (1826–1864). It was published by Firth, Pond & Co. of New York in 1854. Foster wrote the song with his estranged wife Jane McDowell in mind. The lyrics allude to a permanent separation. Jeanie" was a notorious beneficiary of the ASCAP boycott of 1941, a dispute caused by ASCAP increasing its licensing fees
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I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair Borne, like a vapor, on the summer air; I see her tripping where the bright streams play Happy as the daisies that dance on her way Many were the wild notes her merry voice would pour Many were the blithe birds that warbled them o'er: Oh! I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair Floating, like a vapor, on the soft summer air. I long for Jeanie with the daydawn smile Radiant in gladness, warm with winning guile; I hear her melodies, like joys gone by Sighing round my heart o'er the fond hopes that die:- Sighing like t. .
I long for Jeanie with the day dawn smile Radiant in gladness, warm winning guile I hear her melodies, like joys gone by Sighing round my heart o'er the fond hopes that die Sighing like the night wind and sobbing like the rain Wailing for the lost one that comes not again I long for Jeanie and my heart bows low Nevermore. to find her where the bright waters flow. Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair" lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.
I sigh for Jeanie, but her light form strayed Far from the fond hearts round her native glade; Her smiles have vanished and her sweet songs flown, Flitting like the dreams that have cheered us and gone. Now the nodding wild flowers may wither on the shore While her gentle fingers will cull them no more: Oh! I sigh for Jeanie with the light brown hair, Floating, like a vapor, on the soft summer air. Other versions. Pictures, videos, biodata, and files relating to Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair are also acceptable encyclopedic sources.
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Tune of the Day: Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair. Traditional American song by Stephen C. This famous musical poem was written by songwriter Stephen Foster with his wife, Jane McDowall, in mind. The song was originally written as Jennie With The Light Brown Hair, but by the time it was officially published in 1854 the name had changed to Jeanie with only one n. Several Looney Tunes cartoons make reference to the song, often with a punning reference to genie and hare . Other versions
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Written-By – Buzz Cason, H. Jarrett*, R. Williams*
Written-By – Irving Berlin
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|F-55292||The Statues||Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair (7", Promo)||Liberty||F-55292||US||1960|