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I had a dog and his name was Blue

I had a dog and his name was Blue

I had a dog and his name was Blue

Betcha five dollars he's a good 'un too

Here Blue, you good dog you

Shouldered my gun and i tooted my horn

Gonna find a possum in the new ground corn

Old Blue barked and I went to see

Cornered a possum up in a tree

Old Blue died and he died so hard

Shook the ground in my backyard

Dug his grave with a silver spade

Lowered him down with links of chain

Every link I did call his name

Here Blue, you good dog you

Here Blue, I'm a-coming there too

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