Chawin', Chewin' Gum

Cat. #1380 (MFH #121) - As sung by Reba Dearmore, Gaithersberg, Maryland on December 31, 1971

VERSE 1
Mamma fetched me to th spring
She told me not to stay
I fell in love with a pretty little girl
An' couldn't get away

CHORUS:
Chawin', chewin' gum
Chewin', chawin' gum
Chewin', chawin' gum
Chewin', chawin' gum

VERSE 2
I wouldn't marry a doctor
Tell you the reason why
Drives all over th country
An' makes th people die

VERSE 3
Wouldn't marry a lawyer
Tell you th reason why
Everytime he opens his mouth
Tells a great big lie

VERSE 4
Wouldn't marry a farmer
Tell you th reason why
Haven't anything to eat
Exceptin' pumkin pie

VERSE 5
I took my girl to church last night
N' tell you what se done
She got right up in th preachers face
Chawed her chewin' gum

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