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"Jenny Jones" Lyrics, Text Format



Perfect after reading Pitch Warm-up Finding Do-Mi-So!

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  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: USA, Alabama - Folk Song

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 6/8

  • Form: ABaC (repeated)

  • Rhythm: advanced: | ta ti ta ti | syncopation,
    | ta ti ti ti ti | ta ti ta/ | syncopation

  • Pitches: intermediate: So La Ti Do Re Mi So

  • Intervals: advanced: So/Do, Do/Mi/So ascending tonic arpeggio, So\Mi\Do descending tonic arpeggio, Re\Ti, Ti\So, Re\So, So/Mi

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; pickup beat, tied note, vocal slur, singing alone and with others, repeat sign, walking/dancing with steady beat, 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note: three eights (3 ti's), feeling duple meter (2) in 6/8: where three eights would be a triplet if the beat is represented by a dotted quarter

  • Key Words: USA geography: Alabama; greeting song, game song, washing, starching, ironing, sweeping, dead

 
 

"Jenny Jones"

       
    1. We've come to see Miss Jenny Jones,
Miss Jenny Jones, Miss Jenny Jones.
We've come to see Miss Jenny Jones,
And how is she today?

Miss Jenny Jones is a-washing,
A-washing, a-washing.
Miss Jenny is a-washing,
You can't see her today.
      Chorus
      We're right glad/sorry to hear it,
To hear it, to hear it.
We're right glad/sorry to hear it,
And how are you today?
    2. We've come to see, etc.
Miss Jenny is a-starching, etc.
   
Chorus
   
3.

We've come to see, etc.
Miss Jenny is a-ironing, etc.

      Chorus
    4. We've come to see, etc.
Miss Jenny is a-sweeping, etc.
      Chorus
    5. We've come to see, etc.
Miss Jenny is a-sick in bed, etc.
      Chorus
    6. We've come to see, etc.
Miss Jenny is a-dying, etc.
      Chorus
    7. We've come to see, etc.
Miss Jenny is a-dead, etc.
      Chorus
       


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