3-minstrelsy-upload - Dan Emmett, Old Dan Tucker (1843)...

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Dan Emmett, “Old Dan Tucker” (1843) • 20th-century recording by Pete Seeger (folk singer) • Composed by Emmett, early blackface minstrel performer
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Verse / Refrain Form (aka Verse/Chorus form) Verse and Refrain alternate. Both often feature rhyming poetic lines. Verse: Music remains constant; lyrics change. Verses often tell a story or offer multiple perspectives. Refrain/Chorus: Usually music and lyrics remain constant. Usually contains the most memorable musical material.
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Verse: Now old Dan Tucker's a fine old man Washed his face in a fryin' pan Combed his hair with a wagon wheel Died with a toothache in his heel Refrain/Chorus: Get out the way old Dan Tucker You're too late to get your supper Get out the way old Dan Tucker You're too late to get your supper Verse: Now old Dan Tucker’s come to town Riding a billy goat leading a hound The hound dog bark and the billy goat jump Landed old Tucker on top of a stump Refrain/Chorus
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