Oh Susana

"Oh Susanna" is a popular American folk song written by Stephen Foster in the key of D major. First published in 1848, it became one of Foster's most well-known compositions. The song tells the story of a man who is traveling to Louisiana to find his beloved Susanna. Over the years, "Oh Susanna" has been performed by numerous artists and is considered a classic of American music. Stephen Foster, often called the "father of American music," composed many other beloved songs as well. As for some trivia, it is said that Foster wrote "Oh Susanna" for a troupe of minstrels in order to perform it in a 19th-century minstrel show setting. The melody is catchy and uplifting, featuring a lively and repetitive nature that makes it easy to sing along to.