"Camptown Races" as written by Steve Abbott, Ian Tilley, Simon Lole, Traditional, and Unknown / Writer....
Well, I came down there with my hat caved in
Oh I'll go back home with my pocket full of tin oh doo-dah day
Goin' to run all night, goin' to run all day
I'll bet my money on the bobtail nag, somebody bet on the bay.

Well, the Camptown ladies sing this song doodah doodah
Ah the Camptown race track's five miles long oh doo-dah day
Goin' to run all night, goin' to run all day
I'll bet my money on the bobtail nag, somebody bet on the bay.


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"Camptown Races" as written by Steve Abbott, Ian Tilley, Simon Lole, Traditional,, Unknown / Writer

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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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