Why Did You Wander

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   Oh, why oh why did you wander
   Why did you ever roam
   When you know that we always were happy
   All alone in our old mountain home

It was down in the old Cumberland Mountains
Down in the hills of Tennessee
As she waited alone in the moonlight
It was there that she waited for me

Oh why did you leave me little darling
Why did you leave me alone
For you knew I’d be lonely without you
All alone in our old mountain home

I hope you will always be happy
No matter where you may roam
And I long to be with you up in heaven
As we were in our old mountain home