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KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM

VERSE: DAAY...TAH MORTAY OR
DAY TERRA TAHTSEY OR
TERRA, TAMA, TERRA TAHTSEY ORAY OOM
CHORUS: KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM
KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM
KAY ZIGGY ZIGGY ZOOM
KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM
KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM
KAY ZIGGY ZIGGY ZOOM.
REPEAT, REPLACING ALL WORDS WITH "DAH." REPEAT,
WHISTLING. REPEAT MOTIONS OF GAME WITHOUT SINGING.
PLAYERS FORM A CIRCLE, EACH HOLDING AN EMPTY BOTTLE.
WHILE SINGING, EACH PLAYER PLACES HIS BOTTLE IN
FRONT OF THE PLAYER TO HIS LEFT, SO THAT THE BOTTLES
ARE MOVING IN A CONTINUAL CIRCLE. ON THE THIRD AND
SIXTH LINE OF THE CHORUS, EACH PLAYER MUST PLACE HIS
BOTTLE IN FRONT OF THE PLAYER TO HIS LEFT, THEN IN
FRONT OF THE PLAYER TO HIS RIGHT, THEN BACK AGAIN TO
HIS LEFT, WHERE HE RELEASES IT SO THE CIRCLING MAY
CONTINUE. WHEN SOMEONE MISSES OR DROPS A BOTTLE OR
IN SOME OTHER WAY DISRUPTS THE RHYTHM OF THE GAME, HE
MUST DROP OUT OF THE CIRCLE AND DRINK FROM A FULL
BOTTLE OF BEER WHILE THE OTHER PLAYERS SING:
VERSE: HERE'S TO (NAME), HE'S TRUE BLUE
HE'S A DRUNKART THROUGH AND THROUGH
SO SET 'EM ON THE BUMPER, CELEBRATE THE DAY
HE TRIED TO GO TO HEAVEN, BUT HE WENT THE OTHER WAY.
CHORUS: SO DRINK CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG
SO DRINK CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG.
THIS SONG AND GAME SEEMS TO HAVE BECOME KNOWN AT U-D
(UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT) THROUGH DELTA SIGMA PHI
FRATERNITY. IT HAS BEEN PLAYED HERE FOR YEARS, BUT I
WAS UNABLE TO TRACE IT ANY FARTHER THAN THE FRATER-
NITY. IT IS DOUBTFUL THAT IT ORIGINATED HERE, BUT I COULD
NOT FIND IT AT ANY OTHER SCHOOL. THOSE CHECKED WERE:
WAYNE STATE U., WESTERN MICHIGAN U., CENTRAL MICHIGAN
U., EASTERN MICHIGAN U., AND MICHIGAN STATE U. I
BECAME ACQUAINTED WITH IT AT A HOUSE PARTY IN 1962.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport
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