Different versions of this song are known all over the country. People who remember it as a camp song have printed lyrics at these links:
"Come Back Home" Menu
"When I Was Young"
West Virginia's Appalachian Music and Literature is a self-contained teaching unit by Avis Caynor and Reneé Wyatt (1997), reprinted with permission in 2003 in the larger web site AppLit.
Complete list of AppLit pages on music
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