My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains

DESCRIPTION: "I'm going back to North Carolina (x3), I never expect to see you any more." Repeat with "I'm going to leave here Monday morning," "How can I ever keep from crying," "I'm going across the Blue Ridge Mountains."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (JAFL)
KEYWORDS: love home separation farewell nonballad parting
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (8 citations):
Warner 124, "I'm Goin' Back to North Carolina" (1 text, 1 tune)
JonesLunsford, p. 228, "My Home's Across the Smoky Mountains" (1 text, 1 tune)
Rosenbaum, p. 11, "My Home's in Charlotte, North Caroline" (1 text, 1 tune)
BrownIII 278, "My Home's Across the Smoky Mountains" (1 text plus a fragment)
BrownSchinhanV 278, "My Home's Across the Smoky Mountains" (2 tunes plus text excerpts)
Cohen-AFS1, p. 242, "I'm GOing Back to North Carolina" (1 text)
Silber-FSWB, p. 42, "My Home's Across The Smokey Mountains" (1 text)
DT, HOMSMOK

ST Wa124 (Full)
Roud #7686
RECORDINGS:
Clarence Ashley, Garley Foster, Dock Walsh & Doc Watson, "My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains" (on Ashley03, WatsonAshley01)
Frank Bode, "My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains" (on FBode1)
Carolina Tar Heels, "My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains" (Victor V-40100, 1929; recorded Apr 3 1929)
Carter Family, "My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains" (Decca 5532, 1938/Decca X2184, n.d.)
Delmore Brothers, "My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains" (Bluebird B-8247, 1939)
Kelly Harrell, "I'm Going Back to North Carolina" (OKeh 40505, 1925; on KHarrell01)
Bascom Lamar Lunsford, "My Home's Across the Smoky Mountains" (AAFS 3155 B2)
Poplin Family, "My Home Is Not In South Carolina" (on Poplin01)
Pete Seeger, "My Home's Across the Smoky Mountains" (on PeteSeeger25)
Arthur Smith, "Across the Blue Ridge Mountains" (Bluebird B-7221, 1937)
Jack Wallin, "My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains" (on Wallins1)

File: Wa124

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