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CHILDREN'S CAMP SONG

CHORUS:
EDDIE CUCHIE CATCHIE CAMA TOSA ERA TOSA
NOMA SOMA CAMA WACKIE BROWN
FELL INTO THE WELL, FELL IN TO THE WELL
FELL INTO THE DEEP DARK WELL.
VERSES:
SUSIE JONES MILKING IN THE BARN SAW HIM FALL
AND RAN INSIDE TO TELL HER MA THAT (CHORUS)
SUSIE'S MA, MAKING CRACKLIN' BREAD
TOLD HER PA WHO HOBBLED INTO TOWN AND SAID THAT (CHORUS)
FROM THE TOWN, EVERYBODY CAME
WHAT A SHAME IT TOOK SO LONG TO SAY HIS NAME THAT(CHORUS)
AFTER SINGING THIS LAST CHORUS YOU SING "WHO?" AND REPEAT THE
CHORUS ONCE MORE AND THEN SAY "DROWNED"

Submitter comment:

THIS SONG IS SUNG AT CYO (CATHOLIC YOUTH ORGANIZATION) CAMPS.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Port Sanilac

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; CHANT ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ballad Epic
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children

Date learned: 06-00-1975

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