folk song

Git Along Little Dogies

Info Dogies = motherless calves in a cattle herd (source) Lyrics 1. As I was walking one morning for pleasure, I spied a cowpuncher a-riding alone; His hat was throwed back and his spurs was a-jingling, And as he approached …

Waltzing Matilda

Lyrics 1. Once a jolly swagman sat beside a billabong Under the shade of a coolibah tree, And he sang as he watched and waited by the billabong: “Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda, with me?” Refrain Waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda You’ll come …

Boll Weevil

Lyrics 1. Oh the boll weevil am a little black bug, come from Mexico they say; Come all the way to Texas, Jes’ a-lookin’ for a place to stay, Refrain Jes’ a-lookin’ for a home (repeat three times) 2. De …

Sailing Sailing

Lyrics Sailing, sailing Over the bounding main, For many a stormy wind shall blow, Ere Jack comes home again. (repeat) See also songs about boats & ships songs with dotted half notes songs with I IV V chords source: The Child’s …

Goober Peas

Lyrics 1. Sitting by the roadside on a summer’s day, Chatting with my messmates, passing time away, Lying in the shadow underneath the trees, Goodness, how delicious, eating goober peas. Refrain Peas, peas, peas, peas, eating goober peas; Goodness how …

Daddy’s Whiskers

Lyrics 1. We have a dear old Daddy, his hair is silver gray. He has a set of whiskers, they’re always in the way. Refrain They’re always in the way. The cows eat them for hay. They hide the dirt on Daddy’s …

Old McDonald

Lyrics Old McDonald had a farm, ee, i, ee, i oh And on that farm he had a pig ee, i, ee, i oh With an oink oink here And an oink oink there Here an oink There an oink …

Teddy Bear

Lyrics Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, turn around, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, touch the ground. Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, tie your shoe, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, that will do. Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, climb the stairs, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, say …

Paw Paw Patch

Lyrics Where oh where is dear little Nellie? (repeat twice) Way down yonder in the paw paw patch. See also movement / dance songs songs with sixteenth notes songs with Orff arrangements songs with the tonic triad in the melody …

Hill and Gully Rider

Lyrics Refrain Hill and gully rider, Hill and gully. (repeat) 1. Took my horse and come down, Hill and gully, But my horse done tumble down, Hill and gully. And the nighttime come a-tumblin’ down, Hill and gully. 2. Oh, my …

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