The Swanee River Boogie is a piano boogie piece based on the mid-19th century song The Old Folks At Home. Famous pianist Albert Ammons adapted the song to his relentless boogie woogie style, scoring a million sales of the hit in 1936.

Every self-respecting boogie woogie pianist has the Swanee River Boogie in his or her repertoire. Below is a video of Matthew Ball’s version. Also check out Eeco Rijken Rapp’s perfect version on a digital piano.

Swanee River Boogie by The Boogie Woogie Kid