Say Darlin' Say

Traditional

Say little darlin', won't you marry me
Live in a holler 'neath the old oak tree
Say darlin' say
In the old oak tree we'll make our home
Never more this world to roam
Say darlin' say

Say little darlin', if you were mine
You wouldn't do nothin' but starch and iron
Say darlin' say
Starch and iron would be your trade
And I'd get drunk and lay in the shade
Say darlin say

Say little darlin', won't you marry me
Live in a holler 'neath the old oak tree
Say darlin' say
Livin' in a holler 'neath the old oak tree
Children bouncing on daddy's knee
Say darlin' say

Hush little baby don't say a word
Daddy's gonna buy you a mocking bird
Say darlin say
And if that mocking bird don't sing
Daddy's gonna buy you a diamond ring
Say darlin say
And if that diamond ring is brass
Daddy's gonna buy you a looking glass
Say darlin say
And if that looking glass gets broke
Daddy's gonna buy you a billy-goat
Say darlin say
And if that billy-goat won't pull
Daddy's gonna buy you a cart and bull
Say darlin say
And if that cart and bull fall down
You're still the sweetest baby in town
Say darlin say

Say little darlin', won't you marry me
Live in a holler 'neath the old oak tree
Say darlin say
In the old oak tree we'll make our home
Never more this world to roam
Say darlin say
Say darlin say

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