Let the Bulgine Run O de worl' was made in 6 days & ended on de 7 Ah, he, ah ho are you most done But accordin' to de contrac' it orter been 11 So clear de track let de bulgine run Cho: To me hi-rig-a-jig & a low back car Ah, he! ah, ho! are you most done Hurrah, my boys & away we'll go So clear de track, let de bulgine run But de masons struck for wages, an dey would not work So dey come to conclusion dat dey fill him up wid dirt Now Adam was de firs' man an' Eve was de oder An' Cain he was a wicked man because he kill his brother O, way down in the garden in the garden where the apple hang low Ole Satan got de pull & de man had to go Young Joseph was de favorite an' eat his mush whole But his brudders sell his coat & dey put him in the hole Ole Moses lick de Pharaoh an drown him in de sea An de chillen come along dat land for to see Lil David was the boss when he finis up Goliah But he play it pooty low down on ole man Uriah You may talk about your yaller gals an round the corner Sallies Dey couldn't come to tea with the queens in the forests Daniel in de den done sleep all de night Never mind de lion nor de tiger not a mite Jonah was a hungry man cos he eat de whale He manage very well till he come to de tail Dat's all de fur dat de story goes So hurry up to heaven in yo' best suit of clothes Whall claims this was taken from a Minstrel ditty. "The words & the tune of the 1st part were taken straight from the music hall, but the chorus was altered in tune & music. In the music hall version the chorus was": "Walkee up, O walkee up, O walkee up, O way Walk into de parlour for to hear de banjo play" BF apr00
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