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Seeing Nelly Home

In the sky the bright stars glittered
On the banks the pale moon shone

Refrain:It was from Aunt Dinah's quilting party
I was seeing Nelly home

Chorus
I was seeing Nelly home
I was seeing Nelly home
It was from Aunt Dinah's quilting party
I was seeing Nelly home

On my arm a soft hand rested
Rested soft as ocean foam,...

In my life new hopes are dawning
In these hopes that live and grow,...

On my lips a whisper trembled
Trembled 'til it dared to come,...

Available in these books:

Big Print Songs
Over 200 songs.
Family Tradition
The reference manual, with lyrics to 330 songs.
Featuring large-print lyrics (20-point type) and chords, historical info, jamming hints, and more.

A song from the The ToneWay Mountain Music Collection, which offers lyrics and free Song Clips (recordings for learning the song by ear) for nearly 400 traditional songs, many of which are often heard in bluegrass and old-time jam circles. The ToneWay Project also offers songbooks, CDs, and a free online video series for learning to play music by ear. http://ToneWay.com