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# Title Principal Artiste Composers Lyricist / Date written Place Date recorded Matrix Label&cat.no. Additional Information
258 Missouri Waltz Roy Fox ahb J.V.Eppel 1912 Arr. Knight / Logan London January 24, 1931 GB-2550-2 Dec F-2233 As above
Missouri Waltz

Missouri Waltz

(J.V.Eppel. Arr. Knight / Logan)


Roy Fox and his Band

Hush-a-bye, ma baby, slumbertime is comin' soon
Rest yo' head upon my breast while Mommy hums a tune
The sandman is callin' where shadows are fallin'
While the soft breezes sigh as in days long gone by

Way down in Missouri where I heard this melody
When I was a little kid upon my Mommy's knee
The darkies were hummin', their banjoes were strummin'
So sweet and low


Seems I hear those banjoes playin' once again

That same old plaintive strain