Folk Song Of The Week – Froggie Went A Courtin’ on Frailing Banjo

The Folk Song Of The Week this time around is Froggie Went A Courtin’.  I love singing and playing this song. It’s utter nonsense but oh, so much fun!

Try it out and remember to just have fun!

Froggie Went a Courtin’ MP3

Froggie Went a Courtin’ (PDF)

Froggie Went a Courtin’

[G]Froggie went a courtin and he did ride uh huh (uh huh)

Froggie went a courtin and he did ride [D7]uh huh (uh huh)

[G]Froggie went a courtin and he did ride, [C]sword and a pistol by his side

[G]uh huh, [D7]uh huh, uh [G]huh

Went on down Miss Mousie’s door uh huh (uh huh)
Went on down Miss Mousie’s door Where he’d been many times before

Put Miss Mousie on his knee uh huh (uh huh)
Put Miss Mousie on his knee, said, “Miss Mousie won’t you marry me?”

I’ll have to ask old Uncle Rat uh huh (uh huh)
I’ll have to ask old Uncle Rat see what he’s gonna say about that

First one there was a bumblebee uh huh (uh huh)
First one there was a bumblebee had a banjo on his knee

Next one in was a little bitty flea uh huh (uh huh)
Next one in was a little bitty flea danced a jig for the bumblebee

Next came mosquito up to the hall uh huh (uh huh)
Next came mosquito up to the hall Frog he smacked him against the wall

Next one in was a big old cow uh huh (uh huh)
Next one in was a big old cow wanted to dance but he didn’t know how

Last one in was the old Tom cat uh huh (uh huh)
Last one in was the old Tom cat Uncle Rat he knocked him flat

Well the froggie and mouse they got married uh huh (uh huh)
Well the froggie and mouse they got married and all them tadpoles they were hairy

Posted by Kelly Griner   @   9 November 2010

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