Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

A Collection of 200+ traditional songs & variations with commentaries including Lyrics & Sheet music

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes

Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
14   And that was the last of the frog and mouse; They never got to keeping house.
15   The ancient book lies on the shelf;
If you want any more, just sing it yourself.
B Frog Went a-Courtin'
Sung in 1935 by Mr Otis Evilsizer, Alger.
i Frog went a-courtin', he did ride, Um-hm.
Frog went a-courtin', he did ride, With a sword and pistol by his side, Um-hm.
2   Rode up to Miss Mousie's door,
Sat right down on Miss Mousie's floor.
3   Took Miss Mousie on his knee,
And said, "Miss Mousie, will you marry me?'
4   Father Rat he went to town
To buy Miss Mousie's wedding gown.
Grandpa Rat came down that day; He came to give the bride away.

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III