Dan Zanes, Father Goose Old Joe Clark cover

Old Joe Clark
by & Father Goose
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Old Joe Clark Lyrics

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Verse 1
old joe clark
old joe clark, he had a house
eighteen stories high
every story in that house
was filled with chicken pie
Verse 2
round and round, old joe clark
round and round i say
round and round, old joe clark
ain't got long to stay
Verse 3
i went down to old joe's house
he invited me for supper
stubbed my toe on the table leg
and stuck my nose in butter
Verse 4
roll around, old joe clark
sail away and gone
roll around, old joe clark
with your golden slippers on
Verse 5
i went down to old joe's house
never been there before
he slept on a feather bed
i slept on the floor
Verse 6
round and round, old joe clark
round and round i say
round and round, old joe clark
ain't got long to stay
Verse 7
old joe clark he had a cow
she was muley born
it take a jaybird a week and a half
to fly from horn to horn
Verse 8
round and round, old joe clark
round and round i say
round and round, old joe clark
ain't got long to stay
Verse 9
fly around, old joe clark
fly around and gone
fly around, old joe clark
with your golden slippers on
Verse 10
when i was a little boy
i used to play with matches
now i am a great big boy
wearing dad's moustaches
Verse 11
round and round, old joe clark
round and round and gone
round and round, old joe clark
with your golden slippers on
Verse 12
round and round, old joe clark
round and round i say
round and round, old joe clark
ain't got long to stay

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