Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Old Dan Tucker

By Dan Emmet
Rise Up Singing chapter: Mountain Voices, p.148
Chords in R.U.S.:
G - / - D - :// Chorus: G C / D G ://

Chords I Use:
G C / D G (repeating)

Now old Dan Tucker's a fine old man
Washed his face in a frying pan
Combed his hair with a wagon wheel
And died with a toothache in his heel

Get out the way, old Dan Tucker
You're too late to get your supper
Supper's over and dinner's a-cooking
And old Dan Tucker's just standing there looking

Now old Dan Tucker came to town
Riding a billy goat, leading a hound
Hound dog bark, the billy goat jump
Landed Dan Tucker on top of the stump

Now old Dan Tucker he got drunk
Fell in the fire and kicked up a chunk
Red hot coal got in his shoe
And oh, my lord, how the ashes flew

Now old Dan Tucker is come to town
Swinging the ladies round and round
First to the right and then to the left
Then to the girl that he loves best

1 comment:

  1. fantastic! i just found your blog after looking for new songs on your youtube channel. this is such a great project and thanks so much for posting these videos. how about adding the strum pattern? soemtimes i can't figure out how you are strumming. thanks again!