“Oh Shenandoah” (also called simply “Shenandoah”, or “Across the Wide Missouri”) is a traditional American folk song of uncertain origin, dating at least to the early 19th century. (source)


(American folk song)

Oh Shenandoah, I long to hear you.
Away, you rolling river,
Oh Shenandoah, I love to hear you,
Away, I’m bound away,
Cross the wide Missouri.

See also


  • Song with chords (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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4 thoughts on “Shenandoah”

  1. Jennifer theylbrickroad

    This will always be one of my favorite tunes of all time. Thanks for all of your amazing resources 🙂

  2. Lv this song, I was born in Trinidad 1955, and been singing it since I was 16 yrs. Now I resides in Illinois. Will always sing this song 💞

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