Froggy Went A' Courtin'
Traditional



Chords


Song

1.

Froggy went a' courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh,
Froggy went a' courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh,
Froggy went a' courtin' and he did ride,
A sword and a pistol by his side, Uh-huh, uh-huh, oh yeah.

2.

He rode up to Miss Mouse's door, uh-huh, (x3)
He knocked so hard that he made it roar.

3.

He said "Miss Mousie will you marry me? uh-huh, (x3)
Oh Miss Mousie how I love thee".

4.

Without my Uncle Rat's consent, uh-huh, (x3)
I would not marry the President.

5.

Where will the wedding supper be, uh-huh, (x3)
We'll get married in a Sycamore tree.

6.

There's bread and there's cheese upon the shelf, uh-huh, (x3)
If you want to anymore you're can sing it yourself.


Other verses:

i.

Froggy went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-hum,
Froggy went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-hum,
Froggy went a-courtin' and he did ride,
He had a sword and a pistol by his side, uh-hum.

ii.

Well he rode up to Miss Mousey's door, uh-hum, (x3)
And he'd been there many many times before, uh-hum.

iii.

He said, "Miss Mouse, are you within?" uh-hum, (x3)
She said, "Yes, kind sir, I sit and I spin," uh-hum,

iv.

He took Miss Mousey on his knee, uh-hum, (x3)
He said, "Mousey, won't you please marry me?" uh-hum.

v.

"Not without my uncle Rat's consent, uh-hum, (x3)
I wouldn't marry the president, uh-hum".

vi.

Uncle Rat laughed and he shook his fat sides, uh-hum, (x3)
To think his little niece is gonna be a bride, uh-hum.

vii.

Where will the wedding breakfast be? uh-hum, (x3)
Way down yonder in a hollow tree, uh-hum.

viii.

Well the next came in was a two-legged flea, uh-hum, (x3)
And he did a little dance with a bumble-bee, uh-hum.

ix.

Well they all went for a ride on the lake, uh-hum, (x3)
Got swallowed up by a big black snake.

x.

Well the owls all hooted and the birds all sang, uh-hum, (x3)
And through the woods the music rang, uh-hum.

xi.

Well there's bread and there's cheese upon the shelf, uh-hum, (x3)
If you want to hear more you're going to sing it yourself, uh-hum.


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