The Black Hills of Dakota (song)

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The Black Hills of Dakota is a song, written for the musical film Calamity Jane, about the singer's love for, and desire to return to, the Black Hills of South Dakota.

The music was written by Sammy Fain, and the lyrics by Paul Francis Webster, in 1953.[1]

The most notable recording of the song was done by Doris Day, issued both on the soundtrack album of the film and as a single.

In 2010, Australian singer Melinda Schneider recorded the song for her Doris Day tribute album "Melinda Does Doris".[2]