This song was sung by the Kentucky mountaineers in the early 1800's.

Notes

Different variations of this song exist.

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"Q" from Mudcat wrote: "'Hang your head over' in the song is an idiom that is difficult to put in a word. Idiomatic and dialectical. Essentially, 'Hang your head over, hear the wind blow' means one must take what comes, you can't change what will happen. Not quite 'Que sera, sera'. Or, bow your head and endure..."

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Down in the Valley

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