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"My Horses Ain't Hungry" Lyrics, Text Format

Introducing harmony while practicing major and minor thirds.



Grade: Third (3)

Origin: United States: Tennessee Folk Song

Key: F Major

Time: 3/4

Form: AB

Rhythm: beginners: | ta ta ta |ta (ta) ti ti | ta/a/a |

Pitches: beginners: Mi So La Do Re Mi So – pentatonic scale

Intervals: beginners: Do/Mi\Do (M3), Do\La (m3), So\Mi/So (m3), La/Do (m3), So8\Mi (m3)

Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, quarter, eighth; rests: quarter; harmony, pickup beat, pentatonic scale

Key Words: Geography: United States; Tennessee, horses, hungry, hay, feeding horses, pony, whoa, contractions: ain’t (are not), I’m (I am), I’ll (I will), won’t (will not)



“My Horses Ain’t Hungry”


My horses ain’t hungry,
They won’t eat your hey,
So I’ll get on my pony,
I’m going away.


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