I Am a Suffragette (M. Olive Drennen and M. C. Hanford)

“I Am a Suffragette” Sheet Music (pdf).
“I Am a Suffragette” Karaoke (midi with lyrics).

Lyrics: M. Olive Drennen.
Tune: M. C. Hanford.


I met a little country girl.
Eighteen years old, she said.
Her eyes were black; her hair was jet.
And she sadly to me said:

“Yes, Papa votes, but Mama can’t.
Oh, no, not yet, not yet.
No matter what the others think,
I am a suffragette.”

“Oh, all the men make all the laws,
Which makes the women fret,
But wait and see those laws when we
At last our suffrage get.”

“Yes, Papa votes, but Mama can’t.
Oh, no, not yet, not yet.
No matter what the others think,
I am a suffragette.”

“I have a dandy little beau.
He lives down in the town.
And when he asks me to be his,
I’ll look at him and frown.”

“Yes, Papa votes, but Mama can’t.
Oh, no, not yet, not yet.
And I’ll not marry any man
’Til I my suffrage get.”


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