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Froggie Went a Coutin’


Auteur/Compositeur : Traditionnel

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Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride With a sword and a pistol by his side, uh-huh. Well he rode right up to Miss Mousey's door, uh-huh He rode right up to Miss Mousey's door, uh-huh He rode right up to Miss Mousey's door Gave three loud raps and a very big roar, uh-huh. Said, "Miss Mouse, are you within ?" uh-huh Said he, "Miss Mouse, are you within ?" uh-huh Said, "Miss Mouse, are you within ?" "Yes, kind sir, I sit and spin," uh-huh. He took Miss Mousey on his knee, uh-huh Took Miss Mousey on his knee, uh-huh Took Miss Mousey on his knee Said, "Miss Mousey, will you marry me ?" uh-huh. "Without my uncle Rat's consent, uh-huh Without my uncle Rat's consent, uh-huh Without my uncle Rat's consent I wouldn't marry the president, uh-huh". Uncle Rat laughed and he shook his fat sides, uh-huh Uncle Rat laughed and he shook his fat sides, uh-huh Uncle Rat laughed and he shook his fat sides To think his niece would be a bride, uh-huh. Uncle rat went runnin' downtown, uh-huh Uncle rat went runnin' downtown, uh-huh Uncle rat went runnin' downtown To buy his niece a wedding gown, uh-huh. Where shall the wedding supper be ? uh-huh Where shall the wedding supper be ? uh-huh Where shall the wedding supper be ? Way down yonder in a hollow tree, uh-huh. What should the wedding supper be ? uh-huh What should the wedding supper be ? uh-huh What should the wedding supper be ? Fried mosquito in a black-eyed pea, uh-huh. Well, first to come in was a flyin' moth, uh-huh. First to come in was a flyin' moth, uh-huh. First to come in was a flyin' moth She laid out the table cloth, uh-huh. Next to come in was a juney bug, uh-huh Next to come in was a juney bug, uh-huh Next to come in was a juney bug She brought the water jug, uh-huh. Next to come in was a bumbley bee, uh-huh Next to come in was a bumbley bee, uh-huh Next to come in was a bumbley bee Sat mosquito on his knee, uh-huh. Next to come in was a broken black flea, uh-huh Next to come in was a broken black flea, uh-huh Next to come in was a broken black flea Danced a jig with the bumbley bee, uh-huh. Next to come in was Mrs. Cow, uh-huh Next to come in was Mrs. Cow, uh-huh Next to come in was Mrs. Cow She tried to dance but she didn't know how, uh-huh. Next to come in was a little black tick, uh-huh Next to come in was a little black tick, uh-huh Next to come in was a little black tick She ate so much she made us sick, uh-huh. Next to come in was a big black snake, uh-huh Next to come in was a big black snake, uh-huh Next to come in was a big black snake Ate up all of the wedding cake, uh-huh. Next to come in was the old gray cat, uh-huh Next to come in was the old gray cat, uh-huh Next to come in was the old gray cat Swallowed the mouse and ate up the rat, uh-huh.Mr. Frog went a-hoppin' up over the brook, uh-huh Mr. Frog went a-hoppin' up over the brook, uh-huh Mr. Frog went a-hoppin' up over the brook A lily-whit duck come and swallowed him up, uh-huh. A little piece of cornbread layin' on a shelf, uh-huh A little piece of cornbread layin' on a shelf, uh-huh A little piece of cornbread layin' on a shelf If you want any more, you can sing it yourself, uh-huh.