Lyrics: Answers ( ) to be sung only when used as a duet. First verse On my knee hear my plea Give me just one word of thee. Don't go ‘way if you stay Goodness knows how good I'll be Let me hear one word dear ‘Cause it's music to my ear Say you'll never never leave me But the answer came back clear. Chorus I'm goin' to go (oh please don't go) here comes my train (oh what a shame) you'll never more (I love you so) see me again (I'll go insane) Don't hold me back (here on my knee) don't ask me why (oh hear my plea) ""Cause I've said my last farewell (toot-toot) good bye. I'm goin' to bye. Second verse I've been kind but I find True the saying love is blind. ‘Taint no use that excuse Won't begin to change my mind Rent I'll pay you can stay Right here till the first of May. Got my ticket train is waiting Soon I will be far away. (Chorus)
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The derogatory terms, images, and ideas that appear in some of this sheet music are not condoned by the University of Mississippi. They do represent the attitudes of a number of Americans at the times the songs were published. As such, it is hoped that the sheet music in this collection can aid students of music, history, and other disciplines to better understand popular American music and racial stereotypes from the 19th- and early 20th-centuries. Read the introduction for further information to use when contextualizing this item: http://220.127.116.11/cdm4/intro_harris.php