Bile 'em Cabbage Down
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G / C / |G / D / | Bile 'em cabbage down, bake them oatcakes brown, G / C / |G D G / | The only song that I can sing is "Bile 'em Cabbage Down".

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G / C / |G / D / | Took my gal to the blacksmith shop to have her mouth made small, G / C / |G D G / | She turned around a time or two and swallowed shop and all.

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Bought my gal a bicycle, she learned to ride it well, Rode into a telegraph pole, and bust it all to (hell) pieces.

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Grandma had a yellah hen, yellah as gold, She sat her on three buzzard eggs and hatched out one old crow.

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Grandma had a muley cow, muley when it's born, Took a jaybird thirty years, to fly from horn to horn.

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Never marry an old man, I'll tell you the reason why, His lips are all tobacco juice and he never zips his fly.

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If I chewed tobacco, I'll tell you what I'd do, I'd chew it nice and juicy and spit it all on you.

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There's gold way up in them there hills, I know this for the truth, 'cos my sweetheart fell up there and lost her new front tooth.

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Once I had an old gray mule, his name was Simon Slick, He'd roll his eyes and back his ears and how that mule would kick.


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