Arkansas Traveler (Traditional melody)



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About 'Arkansas Traveler'



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Traditional Music of unknown author.
Composed:1800s
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"The Arkansas Traveler" was the state song of Arkansas from 1949 to 1963; it has been the state historical song since 1987. The music was composed in the 19th century by Colonel Sanford C. 'Sandy' Faulkner (1806-1874); the current official lyrics were written by a committee in 1947 in preparation for its naming as the state song.

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