Seniors, Now that School is Starting…..

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Now that school is starting, this “old” song keeps popping up in my “older” mind…I couldn’t remember all of the words, so in googling them I got not only the words but the history behind them:

School Days” is an Americanpopular song written in 1907 by Will Cobb and Gus Edwards. Its subject is of a mature couple looking back sentimentally on their childhood together in primary school.

The best known part of the song is its chorus:

School days, school days
Dear old Golden Rule days
‘Reading and ‘riting and ‘rithmetic
Taught to the tune of the hick’ry stick
You were my queen in calico
I was your bashful, barefoot beau
And you wrote on my slate, “I Love You, Joe”
When we were a couple o’ kids
Us seniors can feel a part of the whole school process by perhaps helping with…

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