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  1. Aug 19,  · On Top of Old Smoky, while paying tribute to traditional mountain music, offers state-of-the-art sound and showcases fresh approaches to performing older folk music/5(5).
  2. On top of Old Smokey, All covered with snow, I lost my true lover, For courting too slow. For courting's a pleasure, But parting is grief, And a false-hearted lover, Is worse than a thief. A thief will just rob you, And take what you have, But a false-hearted lover, Will lead you to .
  3. In the #17 song in the charts was On Top of Old Smokey by The Weavers. Watch the music video and discover trivia about this classic Pop song now.
  4. Burl Ives Lyrics. "On Top Of Old Smoky". On top of old smokey. All covered with snow. I lost my true lover. From courting too slow. For courting's a pleasure. And parting's a grief. And a false hearted lover.
  5. *Atop Ole Smoky cannot guarantee internet access or speed (where offered) and cell phone reception. Weather conditions, landscape and mountainous terrain may cause poor or unavailable cell service and internet connections.
  6. Verse C F C On top of old Smokey all covered with snow G7 C I lost my true lover for courting too slow F C For courting's a pleasure and parting's a grief G7 C And a false hearted lover is worse than a thief F C For a thief will just rob you and take all your pay G7 C But a false hearted lover will lead you to the grave F C And the grave will decay you and turn you to dust G7 C Not one girl in.
  7. “On Top of Old Smokey” or “On Top of Old Smoky” is a traditional nursery rhyme and folksong. There aren’t many evidences about the origin of this song and its author is unknown. Most commonly the lyrics are connected with the Great Smoky or Smokey Mountains located along the Tennessee and North Carolina border, an area populated by Irish and Scottish people.
  8. The parody may have been written on a rainy day in by a group of kids at a Florida day camp. "On Top of Old Smokey" has been recorded many times - by The Weavers, Burl Ives, Alvin and the Chipmunks, and ABBA, among others! The song and its title have become part of popular culture. There are restaurants named On Top Of Spaghetti.
  9. "On Top of Spaghetti" is a ballad and children's song with the best-known performance by folk singer Tom Glazer with the Do-Re-Mi Children's Chorus in The song is sung to the tune of "On Top of Old Smoky". It is the tale of a meatball that was lost when "somebody sneezed".

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