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Jine the cavalry?

11 Apr 02 - 01:16 PM (#687981)
Subject: Jine the cavalry?
From: GUEST,Stahnman

J.E.B.Stuart's theme song. Does anybody have the lyrics.


11 Apr 02 - 09:15 PM (#688261)
Subject: RE: Jine the cavalry?
From: Uncle Jaque

Here ye go, Pard:

"JINE THE CAVALRY"

CHORUS:
If you want to have a good time, jine the cavalry!
Jine the cavalry! Jine the cavalry!
If you want to catch the Devil, if you want to have fun,
If you want to smell Hell, jine the cavalry!

We're the boys who went around McClellian,
Went around McClellian, went around around McClellian!
We're the boys who went around McClellian,
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

We're the boys who crossed the Potomicum,
Crossed the Potomicum, crossed the Potomicum!
We're the boys who crossed the Potomicum,
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

Then we went into Pennsylvania,
Into Pennsylvania, into Pennsylvania!
Then we went into Pennsylvania,
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

The big fat Dutch gals hand around the breadium,
Hand around the breadium, hand around the breadium!
The big fat Dutch gals hand around the breadium,
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

Ol' Joe Hooker, won't you come out of The Wilderness?
Come out of The Wilderness, come out of The Wilderness?
Ol' Joe Hooker, won't you come out of The Wilderness?
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

Thanks to "Music And Poetry of the Civil War" Website, which I betcha you will enjoy!:

http://www.erols.com/kfraser/


11 Apr 02 - 09:36 PM (#688272)
Subject: RE: Jine the cavalry?
From: Little Hawk

Good old Jeb...he sure did give the Yankees fits. I have made good use of his cavalry time and time again in "Robert E. Lee : Civil War General".

Unfortunately, his luck ran out before the war ended...as happened with too many other fine officers and men on both sides of that dreadful conflict.

- LH


11 Apr 02 - 10:03 PM (#688287)
Subject: RE: Jine the cavalry?
From: Lonesome EJ

I wonder about the tune. I can't make those lines scan with any tune I can imagine.