Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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46Z           Ballads and Songs of Michigan
But if you had been to Darby,
You'd have seen him as well as I.
Hi me dilly me darby O,
Hi me dilly me dee,
Hi me dilly me darby O,
Ho the dondell ee.
2    The wool upon that ram, sir, Reached to the sky.
And the eagles built their nests there, For I heard the young ones cry.
3    The horns upon that ram, sir, They reached to the moon; A man went up in January, And he didn't get back till June.
4    The fleece of that ram, sir,
Was much larger than a load of hay; It took four and twenty men To roll it away.
5    The butcher of that ram, sir, He got drownded in the blood;
And lots more of good Christian people Got carried off in the flood.
6    The man that owned that ram, sir, He got most awful rich;
But the man that made up that song, sir,

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