The Farmer And Maiden

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there is a song that my grandma used to sing to me all the time. -the problem is that no one has ever heard of it and i can't find it online or in the stores, here are the words that we can remember-.


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Patrick, United States

20 May 2013 at 5:02pm

oh, the farmer and the maiden Went a courting I declare Down by the riverbank I know 'cause I was there oh the farmer he was a bashful and the maiden she was shy. And when he popped the question This was her reply You can do it if you want to But you better do a right You better not do it Like you did the other night Because if you do I'm telling you I'll never let you do it again Behind the haystack I'll never let you kiss me again

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Kristine, Canada

15 July 2011 at 4:16am

I've been signing this since I was a kid - my babysitter taught it to me. No one else has ever heard of it. My version is just slightly different..."cause if you do, I'm telling you, I'll never let you do it again. I mean the washing. I'll never let you do it again. And there goes granny sitting on the outhouse porch without a nighty, waiting for the garbage man. He was a playboy, baby could you ask for more? Two dollars please.

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Heather, Canada

1 July 2011 at 3:14am

The version I grew up with was Quite a bit longer. "Cause if You do I'm telling you, I'll never let you do it again... I mean my laundry, I'll never let you do it again. The Washer Broke. And there was granny swinging on the outhouse door without her nighty, baby could you ask for more, she asked for Grandpa Swinging on the outhouse door. Two dollars please. They made a million, coulda made a million more, swinging on the outhouse door. The hinges Broookkke.

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Mary, United States

20 May 2011 at 1:11am

For if you do Ima tellin you I'll never let ya KISS me anymore! smooch smooch.... my granny sang this to us too.....

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Amber, United States

20 February 2011 at 12:27am

What does "do it" mean?

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