The Ballad of a Frog that Went a-Courting

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The Ballad of a Frog that went a-courting was modified from a traditional English folk song originally published as a nursery rhyme from 1548.

“This is a Ballad about a Frog that went a-courting, but he had a plan.”

Froggie Went A-Courtin'    
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Frog went a courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh                  
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Frog went a courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh
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Frog went a courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh
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For you my love I will provide, uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh                  

He took Miss Mousie on his knee' uh-huh
He took Miss Mousie on his knee' uh-huh
He took Miss Mousie on his knee'
Said Miss Mousie, will you marry me, uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh 

We not gonna live paycheck to paycheck, uh-huh
We not gonna live paycheck to paycheck, uh-huh
We not gonna live paycheck to paycheck,
Gonna pay ourselves First, on that you can bet! uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh 

We’ll built us up a nice cash reserve, uh-huh
We’ll built us up a nice cash reserve. uh-huh
We’ll built us up a nice cash reserve,
So unexpected bills don’t make us unnerved, uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh

My dear Miss Mousie I give to my best, uh-huh
My dear Miss Mousie I give to my best, uh-huh
My dear Miss Mousie I give to my best
We gonna find an advisor and learn to invest? uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh                  

My dear Uncle Rat, what advise have you to say? uh-huh
My dear Uncle Rat, what advise have you to say? uh-huh
My dear Uncle Rat, what advise have you to say?
You can borrow in seconds, but thanks years to repay, uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh 

Plan for the worst but what if everything turns out right, uh-huh
Plan for the worst but what if everything turns out right, uh-huh
Plan for the worst but what if everything turns out right
Go down yonder and get insurance on your life! uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh
             
Mr. Frog went a-hoppin, up over the brook, uh-huh
Mr. Frog went a-hoppin, up over the brook, uh-huh
Mr. Frog went a-hoppin, up over the Brook 
A Lily-White Duck came and swallowed him up, uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh

Mr. Frog was laid to rest surrounded by all his friends. un-huh
Mr. Frog was laid to rest surrounded by all his friends. un-huh
Mr. Frog was laid to rest surrounded by all his friends.
But Miss Mousie drove away in a Mercedes Benz uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh

A little piece of cornbread layin' on a shelf, Uh-huh,
A little piece of cornbread layin' on a shelf, Uh-huh,
A little piece of cornbread layin' on a shelf.
If you want anymore, you can sing it yourself, Uh-huh