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Yankee Doodle went to town riding on a po - ny
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Stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni

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Yankee Doodle keep it up Yankee Doodle dandy
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Mind the music and the step and with the girls be handy

Father and I went down to camp along with Captain Gooding
There we saw the men and boys as thick as hasty pudding

And there was Captain Washington upon a slapping stallion
A giving orders to his men I guess there was a million

And then the feathers on his hat they looked so very fine-a
I wanted peskily to get to give to my Jemima

There I see a swamping gun large as a log of maple
Upon a mighty little cart a load for father’s cattle

And every time they fired it off it took a horn of powder
It made a noise like fathers gun only a nation louder

And there I see a little keg it’s head all made of leather
They knocked upon’t with little sticks to call the folks together

And Captain Davis had a gun he kinda clap’t his hand on’t
And stuck a crooked stabbing iron upon the crooked end on’t 

The troopers too would gallop up and fire right in our faces
It scared me almost half to death to see them run such races

It scared me so I hooked it off nor stooped as I remember
Nor turned about till I got home locked up in mothers chamber