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100
The Play-Party in Indiana.
Walk Along John.
Mrs. A. T. Beckett, Versailles, Ind.
1. Walk along John, the fif er's son,
Aint you mighty glad your day's work's done?
Walk along John, the fifer's son,
Aint you mighty glad your day's work's done?
Refrain—
O 'twill never do to give it up, Old Uncle Ben,74 It will never do to give it up so, O 'twill never do to give it up, Old Uncle Ben, , It will never do to give it up so.
2. Old Mr. Coon, you come too soon,
The girls won't be ready till tomorrow afternoon,
Old Mr. Coon, you come too soon,
The girls won't be ready till tomorrow afternoon.
74 As this song was given me it had a change of key before the refrain as indicated above, but I am of the opinion that the original kept the same key throughout. The refrain would then be—[See music at bottom of next page.]
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