"Buffalo Gals" was originally a Minstrel Song. It became so popular that it quickly became used in all different musical genres.

I love this song for its use in the movie "It's a Wonderful Life" with James Stewart.

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Composed by Cool White (real name John Hodges) in 1844. It was originally called "Lubly Fan". Mark Twain used this song in his book "Tom Sawyer".

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This has the same tune as "Rig a Jig Jig" except for the last line of each verse.

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