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The Boll Weevil Song:
Lyrics, Chords and Lead Sheet

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The First Noel

 

1. Oh, the boll weevil is a little black bug,
Come from Mexico, they say,
Come all the way to Te-as
Jus' a look-in' for a place to stay,
Jus' a lookin' for a home
just a lookin' for a home

2. The first time I saw the boll weevil,
He was a-sittin' on the sqaure.
The next time I saw the boll weevil,
He had all of his family there.

3. The farmer say to the weevil:
"What makes your head so red?"
The weevil said to the farmer,
"It's a wonder I aint dead."

4. The farmer took the boll weevil,
And he put him in the hot sand.
The weevil said: "This is mighty hot,
But I'll stand it like a man."

5. The farmer took the boll weevil
and he put him in a lump of ice;
The boll weevil said to the farmer:
"This is mighty cool and nice.

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