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Doodle doodle doodle dandy
Cornstalks, rum and homemade brandy
Indian pudding and pumpkin pie
And that will make the Yankees fly!
And ev'ry Yankee shall have on his back
A great big pumpkin in a sack,
A little molasses and a piece of pork
And away we'll march straight to New York!
Note: Reportedly sung by American troops as they marched from
Newburgh to NYC, as the British abandoned the city. There's a
statue of Washington on horseback in Union Square Park; the
story goes that this commemorates an all-day wait for the
British flag to come down at the Battery; the delay was due to a
disgruntled Redcoat nailing the flag to the top of the flagpole
and then greasing the pole. RG
Collected by Frank Warner from Roy Walsworth, 1941
Recorded by Warner
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