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"All Around the Kitchen" Lyrics, Text Format
"All Around the Kitchen" Lyrics, Text Format

Introducing the flat third (Me), the feeling of a minor tonality.

 

Description

  • Grade: First
  • Origin: African American Play Song
  • Key: G Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: AABbBbAA
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta/ ti ti ti ti ti |
    | ta ta ta ti ti | ti ta ti ta ti ti | ti ti ta ta ti ti |
  • Pitches: intermediate: So La Do Re Me (flat 3rd)
  • Intervals: intermediate: Do\La, (repeats often expressing the feeling of a minor tonality), Me\Do, Do/Me (flat 3rd, minor feeling), La/Do, Do\So
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; fermata, vocal slur, pickup beat, flat 3rd (Me)
  • Key Words: rooster, rooster crow, cock-a-doodle, rooster walk, rooster scratching, movement to music, hips, shoulders, knees, head


“All Around the Kitchen”

Chorus

All around the kitchen,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo,
All around the kitchen,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.

Now stop right still,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
And put your hands on your hips,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
And let your right foot slip,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
Then do it like this,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.

Chorus

2.Now stop right still,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
And put your hands on your head,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
And let your right foot slip,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
Then do it like this,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.

Chorus

3.Now stop right still,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
And put your hands on your knees,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
And let your right foot slip,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
Then do it like this,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.

Chorus

4.Now stop right still,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
And put your hands on your shoulders,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
And let your right foot slip,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.
Then do it like this,
Cock-a-doodle, doodle, doo.

Chorus

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