Raggedy, Raggedy Are We (John Handcox)

“Raggedy, Raggedy Are We” Sheet Music (pdf).
“Raggedy, Raggedy Are We” Karaoke (midi with lyrics).

Lyrics: John Handcox.
Tune: “How Beautiful Heaven Would Be.”


Raggedy, rag’dy are we:
Just as rag’dy as rag’dy can be.
We don’t get nothin’ for our labor,
So raggedy, rag’dy are we.

So hungry, hungry are we:
Just as hungry as hungry can be.
We don’t get nothin’ for our labor,
So hungry, hungry are we.

So homeless, homeless are we:
Just as homeless as homeless can be.
We don’t get nothin’ for our labor,
So homeless, homeless are we.

So landless, landless are we:
Just as landless as landless can be.
We don’t get nothin’ for our labor,
So landless, landless are we.

So cowless, cowless are we:
Just as cowless as cowless can be.
The planters don’t ’low us to raise ’em,
So cowless, cowless are we.

So hogless, hogless are we:
Just as hogless as hogless can be.
The planters don’t ’low us to raise ’em,
So hogless, hogless are we.

So cornless, cornless are we:
Just as cornless as cornless can be.
The planters don’t ’low us to raise it,
So cornless, cornless are we.

So pitiful, pit’ful are we:
Just as pit’ful as pit’ful can be.
We don’t get nothin’ for our labor,
So pitiful, pit’ful are we.


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