Christy's Plantation Melodies

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46                                  Christy's
I think dat I could lose my wits, And drap right on de floor.
Ch. Den de Bowery gals, &c.
I ax'd her would she go to a dance,
Would she go to a dance,
Would she go to a dance, I thought dat I might have a chance To shake my foot wid her.
Ch. Den de Bowery gals, &c.
I danc'd all night and my heel kept a rocking, O, my heel kept a rocking, O, my heel kept a rocking, And I balance to de gal wid a hole in her stocking, She was de prettiest gal in de room.
Ch. Den de Bowery gals, &c.
I am bound to make dat gal my wife, Dat gal my wife, Dat gal my wife,' 0, I should be happy all my life, If I had her along wid me.
Ch. Den de Bowery gals, &c.
The Haunted Well.
The music, with piano-forte accompaniment, published by Messrs. Firth, Pond & Co., New York.
Gaily in the woody cove the old conk-shell did swell, As de coal-black coon escaped his foe down by the haunted well j






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