Little Orphan Annie lyrics by David Allan Coe, 1 meaning, official 2020 song lyrics |
Request & respond explanations
  • Don't understand the meaning of the song?
  • Highlight lyrics and request an explanation.
  • Click on highlighted lyrics to explain.
David Allan Coe – Little Orphan Annie lyrics
Play your fiddle Little Orphan Annie
Play it for the shrimpers and the pirates out to sea
Play it for the hippies down in Mallory Square
If I'm not there won't you play a song for me

We all called her Little Orphan Annie at the playground
Merry go merry go merry go round
Till she picked her fiddle up we always put her down
When she picked her fiddle up they come for miles around to hear her play
[ fiddle ]
Play your fiddle Little Orphan Annie...
[ fiddle - mandolin ]
Aw Mad Dog Diamond Jim Richmond from the Tennessee Hot Band
John Hartford on the banjo oh Diamond my oldest son Dale
John Hartford playin' the fiddle and the banjo Diamond Jim

Lyrics taken from /lyrics/d/david_allan_coe/little_orphan_annie.html

  • Email
  • Correct

Little Orphan Annie meanings

  • t
    Annie (at that time Ann Schremp now Ann (Curtis) Kincaid) went to see David perform at a large venue (I don't remenber where). Her husband, Brian, knows David. The all lived in the Flordia Keys. David asked Ann to sit in on rehersal and was so impressed that he asked her to perform at the concert. She continued to perform with him on occasion. He subsequently wrote "Little Orphan Annie" about her.
    Add your reply
    View -4 more meanings

    Write about your feelings and thoughts about Little Orphan Annie

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    Min 50 words
    Not bad

    Top meanings Post my meaning

    • t
      Annie (at that time Ann Schremp now Ann (Curtis) Kincaid) went to see David perform at a large... Read more →

    official video

    Featured lyrics

    0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z