Lyrics

Way low down in the cedar swamp,
Waters deep and muddy,
There I met a pretty little miss,
There I kissed my honey.

Refrain
Swing a lady up and down,
Swing a lady home,
Swing a lady up and down,
Swing a lady home.

Build my love a big fine house,
Build it in the garden,
Put her in and she jumped out,
Fare you well, my darlin’. Refrain

Dance

2 lines facing each other
Ms. 1-4 – Head couple sashay to foot of line.
Ms. 5-6 – Head couple, right arm swing.
Ms. 7-8 – Head couple, left arm swing.
(Refrain)
Ms. 9-10 – All couples, right arm swing
Ms. 11-12 – All couples, left arm swing

Worksheet / Assessment – Compose Rhythm

Links

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  • PDF includes:
    • Song with chords – 2 versions
    • Lesson ideas for rhythm composition
    • Composition Worksheet / Assessment
  • MIDI file
  • MP3