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The Banks of the Sacramento
Last updated: 22.04.17
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"The Banks of Sacramento" is very well known here in Germany whereby the verses are generally sung in German and the choruses sung in English! The version I sing is taken from a popular German songbook Lieder, Songs und Gospels 3 which has nice clean sanitised verses incapable of inflaming anybody. As with Rolling Home and My Bonnie lies over the ocean it may be sung several times in a single session. Each time being less musical and more raucous than the last.
To illustrate my point about the innocuousness, the last verse goes:
    "O when we got to the Frisco docks
    The girls were all in their Sunday frocks"

I assume they were just about to go to or had just come from church.
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