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Thread #10834   Message #77264
Posted By: Brenda
10-May-99 - 04:12 PM
Thread Name: Origins: I Bought Me a Cat / Fiddle-i-Fee
Subject: Lyrics to I Bought Me A Cat
I am looking for the lyrics to a Song entitled I bought me a cat. It is included in the Aaron Copland work Old American Songs. If anyone knows the words if you could please post them I would be very greatful. The song begins:

I bought me a cat My cat pleased me I fed my cat under yonder tree And The cat said Fiddle I Dee

I then continues to other verses involving different animals and after each verse you repeat back all the animals and what they said (In the manner of old McDonald had a farm. The last verse is I bouhgt me a wife.