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"Hold My Mule" Lyrics, Text Format

Extending the pentatonic range.

 

Description

  • Grade: First
  • Origin: African American Folk Song
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: rhythm: AAAB – pitch: ABCD
  • Rhythm: beginners: | ti ti ti ti | ta/a |
  • Pitches: intermediate: So La Do Re Mi So La
  • Intervals: beginners: Mi/So, So\Do, Do\La, So/Do
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, eighth, extending the vocal range, pentatonic pitches, running eighth notes
  • Key Words: mule, nonsense song


“Hold My Mule”
 

Hold my mule while I dance Josey,
Hold my mule while I dance Josey,
Hold my mule while I dance Josey,
Oh, Miss Susan Brown.

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