Goin’ Down to Cairo


Info

Cairo (rhymes with “narrow”) is the southernmost city in Illinois (USA). It lies on the junction of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.

Lyrics

Goin’ down to Cairo, Goodbye and a goodbye
Goin’ down to Cairo, Goodbye Liza Jane.

Mop that deck and make it shine (echo)
Mop that deck and make it shine (echo)


Recorder Notes DEGABD’


See also


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  • Composition Handout

  • Song with chords in 2 keys, Orff arrangement, Lesson ideas for Form (AB, call & response), Melody (improvisation in F & G), Student Recorder Copies (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen



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