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We're Bound to Work All Night

Songs performed by: Valerie Gordon, Michael Pokorny, Spencer Savoie, and Mark Travis.
Tune--"Du da."

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1. THERE'S an old plow "hoss" whose name is "Dug,"
Du da, du da,
He's short and thick -- a regular "plug,"
Du da, du da day.

Chorus. -- We're bound to work all night,
We're bound to work all day,
I'll bet my money on the "Lincoln hoss,"
Who bets on Stephen A.

2. The "Little plug" has had his day,
Du da, du da,
He's out of the ring by all fair play,
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.

3. He tried his best on the Charleston track,
Du da, du da,
But couldn't make time with his "Squatter Jack,"
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.

4. "Old Abraham's" a well - bred nag,
Du da, du da,
His wind is sound -- he'll never lag,
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.

5. In '58 he tried his gait,
Du da, du, da,
He trotted Douglas through the State,
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.

6. In '60 now we're going to trot,
Du da, du da,
So "plank" our money on the spot,
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.

7. The "Lincoln hoss" will never fail,
Du da, du da,
He will not shy at ditch or "rail,"
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.

8. The "Little Dug" can never win,
Du da, du da,
That Kansas job's too much for him,
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.

9. His legs are short, his wind unsound,
Du da, du da,
His "switch tail" is too near the ground,
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.

10. He tried the ring the other day,
Du da, du da,
But a five - rail fence stands in the way,
Du da, du da day. -- Cho.