Songbook/Camptown Races

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world
Jump to: navigation, search

American joke song – Alternative title: Camptown Ladies, Gwine to Run All Night (original title), Text and melody: Stephen Foster (1850 publ.), arranged by Paniolo 

Gitarre Ukulele (gcea)
Crd C.svg Crd F ZMR.svg Crd G7.svg
C F G7
Uke0003.svg Uke2010.svg Uke0212.svg

The Camptown Races[edit]

Stephen Foster
1st Verse (2x)
C Camptown ladies sing this song, G7 doo-da, doo-da
C Camptown race track's two miles long, G7 oh, de doo-da C day
Chorus
C Goin' to run all night, F goin' to run all C day
I C bet my money on a bob-tailed nag, G7 somebody bet on the C bay
2nd Verse
Oh, the C long tailed filly and the big black horse, G7 doo-da, doo-da
C Come to a mud hole and they all cut across, G7 oh, de doo-da C day   (Chorus)
3rd Verse
I C went down South with my hat carved in, G7 doo-da, doo-da
I C come back North with a pocket full of tin, G7 oh, de doo-da C day   (Chorus)

Weblinks[edit]