Sheet music

USA VIRGINIA : Virginia State Song (1940-1997)
Former State Song of Virginia (1940-1997)
Carry Me Back to Old Virginny

  • Author: James Allen Bland (1854-1911)
  • Composer: James Allen Bland (1854-1911)
  • National Day: June 25 1788 - Statehood (10th State)
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  • Further details: It was the official State Song until January 1997, when it was designated 'emeritus'. Although the song is still sometimes used unofficially.