Old Doc Jones


Old Doc Jones was a fine old man,
A fine old man, a fine old man,
Old Doc Jones was a fine old man,
Sailed ten thousand seas.

Lady and gentleman sail away,
Sail away, sail away,
Lady and gentleman sail away,
Choose just whom you please.

Recorder Notes D,E,G,A,B,D’

Dance / Play Party

Formation: Students stand in a circle holding hands. Two people stand inside the circle.

Verse 1 – The 2 students in the center each choose one student to join them inside the circle while the other students circle right.

Verse 2 – The 4 students in the center join hands and circle left while the other students continue to circle right.

The song begins again with the first 2 students joining the larger circle and the other 2 students choose new students to join them in the middle.


  • Song with chords in 2 keys (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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