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Swaneeribbit
Written by Stephen Foster
Date 1851

"Old Folks at Home" is also frequently called by its first line, "Way Down Upon the Swanee River," or even just "Swanee River". This classic Stephen Foster song is parodied as "Swanee Ribbit" by Mary Louise and Friend (a frog) when they audtion for The Muppet Show in episode 208.

Unfortunately, as with their subsequent frog-themed auditions ("Tie a Yellow Ribbit Round the Old Oak Tree" and "Ol' Man Ribbit"), they don't get past the song's first line before getting yanked offstage with a vaudevillian cane.

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