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Those Olden Golden Days

Words by Bobby Heath

Music by Alexander Marr

New York: Joe Morris Co. (1919)

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[Verse 1]
Most ev’ry body in the city
Comes from some little town,
They say They’re glad they left the village
Glad cause they been around
But deep in they’re hearts a mem’ry say of
Good old Fashion Way’s.

Olden days, Golden days,
Let me dream of old familiar ways,
Church bells ring
Choirs sing
Same old lovers lane and Ev’rything
Mother’s knee calling me
Millions couldn’t buy that memory,
More and more, I’m yearning for,
Those Olden Golden days

[Verse 2]
When first we came down to the city
Said goodbye to the farm,
Bright lights and city folks around us
Seem like a magic charm
But after a while our mem’ry roams to
Dear old Home sweet Home;



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