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THE ANTS GO MARCHING ONE BY ONE. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO HAVE SOME FUN.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM
BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM (REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING TWO BY TWO. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO TIE HIS SHOE.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING THREE BY THREE. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO CLIMB A TREE.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

AND THE ANTS GO MARCHING FOUR BY FOUR
THE ANTS GO MARCHING FOUR BY FOUR. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO CLOSE A DOOR.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING FIVE BY FIVE. HURRAH} HURRAH}
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED AND GOT SQUASHED ALIVE.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING SIX BY SIX. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO PICK UP SOME STICKS.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING SEVEN BY SEVEN. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO VISIT HEAVEN.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING EIGHT BY EIGHT. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED AND BROKE A SLATE.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH.
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING NINE BY NINE. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED AND BROKE HIS SPINE,
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN
REFRAIN

THE ANTS GO MARCHING TEN BY TEN. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED AND DID IT AGAIN.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.

REFRAIN

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHAIN SONG

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children

Date learned: 11-29-1967

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