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Bud Savoie Old Joe Clark. THE folk song/tune? (73* d) Lyr Add: OLD JOE CLARK 16 Sep 00


The verses are endless. A few more:

I went down to Old Joe Clark's, I did not go to stay.
I got stuck on a little old girl, Stayed there half a day.

I went down to Old Joe Clark's, I hadn't been there before.
He slept on the feather bed, I slept on the floor.

Old Joe Clark's a mean old man, Mean as he can be.
He threw my dog out in the rain, Then he threw out me.

Old Joe Clark's a dang old dog, Old Joe Clark will steal.
Old Joe Clark's a dang old dog, but he can't go through my field.

Old Joe Clark went courtin', And what do you reckon she said?
She said she wouldn't marry him 'Til all the rest were dead.

Old Joe Clark's a mean old man, Tell you the reason why.
He spits tobacco on the floor and never shuts his fly.

The higher up the cherry tree, the sweeter grows the cherry.
The more you hug and kiss a gal, The more she wants to marry.

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In the unlikely event that you ever run out of verses, you can sing all of the verses to "Barbara Allen" and "Mary Hamilton" to the tune, while ignoring the looks.

HTML line breaks added. --JoeClone, 23-Jun-02.


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