My Old Kentucky Home: A Song with a Checkered Past.
In 1998, Dr. Frederick A. Speck (the UofL director of bands and a composer in his own right) wrote an arrangement of My Old Kentucky Home that the marching band has since played for this and many other occasions. The Louisville Orchestra. For years, the UofL Marching Band has carried a relationship with the Louisville Orchestra.
Then my old Kentucky home goodnight Weep no more my lady Oh weep no more today We will sing one song for the old Kentucky home For the Old Kentucky Home far away The head must bow and the back will have to bend Wherever the darky may go A few more days and the trouble all will end In the field where the sugar-canes grow A few more days for to tote the weary load No matter 'twill never be light.
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MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME, GOOD-NIGHT! (1853) 'My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!' was adopted by Kentucky as its state song in 1928. It was written by Stephen Foster in 1853 and is said to have been inspired by a visit to Federal Hill, the Bardstown home of his Rowan cousins. Federal Hill is now a part of My Old Kentucky State Park.
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In a 2010 interview with NPR, music critic Ken Emerson, who wrote a biography of Foster, said “My Old Kentucky Home” was inspired by the anti-slavery novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.”.
Hasford’s illustrated book “My Old Kentucky Home,” started as a favor for her family, but expanded into a 18-month, multi-county collaborative expression of adoration for the Bluegrass State.