My old hen’s a good old hen,
She lays eggs for the section (railroad) men,
Sometimes one, sometimes two,
Sometimes enough for the whole blamed crew*.
Cluck old hen, cluck I tell you,
Click old hen, or I’m a-going to see you,
Cluck old hen, cluck, I say,
Cluck, old hen, or I’ll give you away.
- songs about hens / chickens
- minor / modal songs
- songs with both major and minor
- similar song: Cluck Old Hen
- source: Animal Folk Songs for Children, Ruth Seeger, 1950
Extras for Plus Members
- Song with chords, other lyric ideas (PDF)
- MIDI file