Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)

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Relationships

anthem of:Florida, United States (from 1935 to present)
lyricist and composer:Stephen Foster (composer) (in 1851)
publisher:Carlin Music Group
Wikidata:Q834609 [info]
referred to in medleys:Medley: Deep River / The Old Folks at Home / Camptown Races / Oh Suzanna / Poor Old Joe (order: 2)
Quodlibet for Small Orchestra: Allegro (3rd movement) (order: 12)
later translated versions:スワニー河
is the basis for:South Bay Surfer
arrangements:Old Folks at Home (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz)
Swanee River (trad arr. Ball & Lightfoot)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
recordings
1935-04Swanee RiverFreddy Taylor and His Orchetra3:01
1935-05Swannee RiverinstrumentalDjango Reinhardt3:01
1935-09Swanee RiverinstrumentalJimmie Lunceford2:47
1937-06-29The Old Folks at HomeLouis Armstrong with The Mills Brothers2:24
1937-06-29The Old Folks at Home (alternate take B?)Louis Armstrong2:24
1952-04-10Old Folks at HomeinstrumentalDon Byas Quartet3:18
1961-12-21Swanee River (stereo mix)Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers2:54
1961-12-21Swanee River (mono mix)Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers2:52
1967-10-24Swanee Riverinstrumental and liveThe Dave Brubeck Quartet8:05
1967-12-26Swanee Riverinstrumental and liveThe Dave Brubeck Quartet10:26
1973-07-23Swanee RiverinstrumentalArnett Cobb7:35
1980 – 1981Old Folks at HomeThe Vern Williams Band4:11
1989-05-24 – 1989-07-18Old Folks at HomecoverGeorge Adams5:33
Humoresque / Swanee RiverArthur Fiedler & Boston Pops Orchestra4:01
Humoresque: Swanee Riverinstrumental and medleyBoston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler3:59
Old Folks at HomeVern Williams4:12
Old Folks at HomeJulie London2:46
Old Folks at HomeGary Karr5:02
Old Folks at HomeRobert Shaw Chorale, Robert Shaw4:35
Old Folks at HomeStephen Foster4:35
Old Folks at HomeinstrumentalBilly Vaughn2:19
Old Folks at HomeLeila Josefowicz, John Novacek3:30
Old Folks At Homecover and instrumentalArt Lande2:43
Old Folks At HomeMorriston Orpheus Choir4:03
Old Folks at Home (Live)Dom Flemons, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra & John Morris Russell5:03
Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)instrumentalRCA Victor Symphony Orchestra & Douglas Gamley4:06
Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)David Ball3:41
Old Folks at Home / Ol’ Man Rivercover and medleyThe Beach Boys2:52
Old Folks at Home/Old Man River (alternate version track)cover and medleyThe Beach Boys2:58
Old Folks at Home/Old Man River (alternate version)cover and medleyThe Beach Boys2:57
Old Home Medley (Old Folks at Home / My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night)instrumental and medleyMatt Glaser, Molly Mason, Evan Stover, Tony Trischka, Jay Ungar4:58
Swanee RivercoverBing Crosby with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra3:06
Swanee RivercoverHugh Laurie2:50
Swanee Rivercover and instrumentalThe Dave Brubeck Quartet5:56
Swanee RiverTommy Dorsey3:22
Swanee Rivercover and instrumentalHarry Stojka & Gypsy Soul2:25
Swanee River (mono mix without intro)partialThe Beatles with Tony Sheridan2:20
Swanee River (stereo mix without intro)partialThe Beatles with Tony Sheridan2:21
Swanee RiverHugh Laurie2:43
Swanee RiverStephen Foster?:??
Swanee River (From the Songbook of Stephen Foster)The University of Utah Singers, Brady R. Allred3:20
Swanee River (Old Folks at Home)instrumentalRCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, Douglas Gamley2:09
Swanee River (Old Folks at Home)instrumentalRCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt2:09
Swanee River [Royal Street Bachelors]instrumentalStephen Foster1:26
The Old Folks at HomeThe Mills Brothers feat. Louis Armstrong2:23
The Old Folks at HomeLouis Armstrong2:23
The Old Folks at HomeLouis Armstrong2:24
The Old Folks at HomeLouis Armstrong2:25
The Old Folks at HomeLouis Armstrong2:23
The Old Folks at HomeLouis Armstrong2:24
The Old Folks At HomeLouis Armstrong2:28
The Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)Louis Armstrong & The Mills Brothers2:27
The Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)Louis Armstrong and The Mills Brothers2:21