"Camptown Races" as written by Steve Abbott, Ian Tilley, Simon Lole, Traditional, and Unknown / Writer....
De Camptown ladies sing dis song, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
De Camptown race-track five miles long, Oh, doo-dah day!
I come down dah wid my hat caved in, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
I go back home wid a pocket full of tin, Oh, doo-dah day!

Gwine to run all night!
Gwine to run all day!
I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
Somebody bet on de bay

De long tail filly and de big black hoss, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
Dey fly de track and dey both cut across, Oh, doo-dah-day!
De blind hoss sticken in a big mud hole, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
Can't touch bottom wid a ten foot pole, Oh, doo-dah-day!

Gwine to run all night!
Gwine to run all day!
I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
Somebody bet on de bay

Old muley cow come on to de track, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
De bob-tail fling her ober his back, Oh, doo-dah-day!
Den fly along like a rail-road car, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
Runnin' a race wid a shootin' star, Oh, doo-dah-day!

Gwine to run all night!
Gwine to run all day!
I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
Somebody bet on de bay

See dem flyin' on a ten mile heat, Doo-dah doo-dah!
Round de race track, den repeat, Oh, doo-dah-day!
I win my money on de bob-tail nag, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
I keep my money in an old tow-bag, Oh, doo-dah-day!

Gwine to run all night!
Gwine to run all day!
I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
Somebody bet on de bay

Gwine to run all night!
Gwine to run all day!
I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
Somebody bet on de bay

Gwine to run all night!
Gwine to run all day!
I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
Somebody bet on de bay


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    De Camptown ladies sing dis song, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
    De Camptown race-track five miles long, Oh, doo-dah day!
    I come down dah wid my hat caved in, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
    I go back home wid a pocket full of tin, Oh, doo-dah day!

    Gwine to run all night!
    Gwine to run all day!
    I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
    Somebody bet on de bay

    De long tail filly and de big black hoss, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
    Dey fly de track and dey both cut across, Oh, doo-dah-day!
    De blind hoss sticken in a big mud hole, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
    Can't touch bottom wid a ten foot pole, Oh, doo-dah-day!

    Gwine to run all night!
    Gwine to run all day!
    I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
    Somebody bet on de bay

    Old muley cow come on to de track, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
    De bob-tail fling her ober his back, Oh, doo-dah-day!
    Den fly along like a rail-road car, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
    Runnin' a race wid a shootin' star, Oh, doo-dah-day!

    Gwine to run all night!
    Gwine to run all day!
    I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
    Somebody bet on de bay

    See dem flyin' on a ten mile heat, Doo-dah doo-dah!
    Round de race track, den repeat, Oh, doo-dah-day!
    I win my money on de bob-tail nag, Doo-dah! doo-dah!
    I keep my money in an old tow-bag, Oh, doo-dah-day!

    Gwine to run all night!
    Gwine to run all day!
    I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
    Somebody bet on de bay

    Gwine to run all night!
    Gwine to run all day!
    I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
    Somebody bet on de bay

    Gwine to run all night!
    Gwine to run all day!
    I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
    Somebody bet on de bay
    minuetteon August 19, 2012   Link
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    MemoryFound out about this song through Camp Lazlo, the cartoon. good cartoon.
    minuetteon August 19, 2012   Link

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