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Lyr Req: My Old Dog and Me

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swamp_rat 25 Sep 06 - 12:59 PM
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Jim Dixon 11 Jan 12 - 01:49 AM
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Subject: Lyr Req: my old dog and me
From: swamp_rat
Date: 25 Sep 06 - 12:59 PM

im looking for the lyrics to this song....its a old song i only found ramblin jack elliott doing it on a cd....but he only did 19 seconds of it because he sais that is all he rembered of the song at the time....some of the lyrics are.....My old dog likes his meat/Pork chops are a special treat...My old dog and me/Two old bums, two jolly old bums/My old dog and me.
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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: My Old Dog and Me (Ramblin' Jack Elli
From: GUEST
Date: 26 Nov 06 - 11:50 AM

ive been looking for this too...there is this dude on myspace that does his 20 second version....i would like ot know the original lyrics and chord progrssion myself being a dog lover.....

heres the 20 second youtube guy....if anyone can help you out

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLCTOlp2owk


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Subject: Lyr Add: MY OLD DOG & ME
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 11 Jan 12 - 01:49 AM

Here's the 19-second version in its entirety:


MY OLD DOG & ME
As sung by Ramblin' Jack Elliott on "I Stand Alone" (2006)

My old dog likes his meat.
Pork chops are a special treat.
My old dog and me, my old dog and me,
Two old bums, two jolly old bums,
My old dog and me.

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Discography of Western Swing and Hot String Bands, 1928-1942 by Cary Ginell and Kevin Coffey (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001), page 99—says:

MY OLD DOG AND ME was recorded by W. Lee O'Daniel & His Hillbilly Boys on June 10, 1937 in Dallas, Texas – but the recording was unissued. Other songs recorded that day were issued on the Vocalion label.


Other than that, I haven't found any lyrics or evidence of recordings.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: My Old Dog and Me
From: GUEST,999
Date: 14 Sep 12 - 12:13 PM

"Now, memories tend to be selective, and it seems that applies to even Elliott, who was born Elliot Adnopoz on Aug. 1, 1931. Ten of the 16 songs on "I Stand Alone" clock in at under two minutes long, short by the standard of any musical genre - even punk rock. "I hadn't really thought about that," Elliott says. Then he laughs. "Some of them I just remember one verse, like 'My Old Dog and Me,' that's only one verse I did because I couldn't remember the rest."

That particular song clocks in at just 19 seconds, but Elliott makes the best of the time, clearly enthused about its humorous lyrics as far as he can recall them. "My old dog likes his meat/Pork chops are a special treat," he sings. "My old dog and me/Two old bums, two jolly old bums/My old dog and me."

That is a snip from

http://www.countrystandardtime.com/d/article.asp?xid=970


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