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Thread #11891 Message #3263248
Posted By: Lighter
25-Nov-11 - 09:20 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Battle of New Orleans (Jimmie Driftwood)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Battle of New Orleans (Jimmie Driftwood)
Right here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxB42cjHTGg
Horton sings "Old Hick'ry" as plain as can be. The transcriber, however, seems to think it's "Old Hitcreek." There are other errors as well.
In this video, Johnny and his army sings the song at the North Pole:
But he still sings "Old Hick'ry."
Here's the cynical, make-us-even-richer overseas "British Version," which must take place in an alternative universe because the redcoats evidently win:
And guess what? Johnny still sings "Old Hick'ry." As he does here: