A song in honor of Frog’s 5 days on the run


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Submitted: Tue, 08/30/2011 - 2:35pm
Updated: Tue, 08/30/2011 - 3:54pm
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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Now that Allen “Frog” Strickland is sitting comfortably in the Columbus County jail on a $25 million bond, it seemed appropriate to honor his five day run from the cops with a special song.

Here’s a link to “Froggie Went A-Courting” performed by Mr. Bob Dylan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOS3K41ttzI&feature=related

English Written By: Unknown Copyright Unknown Traditional – Bob Dylan Arranged – 1992
Frog went a courtin’ and he did ride, uh-huh
Frog went a courtin’ and he did ride, uh-huh
Frog went a courtin’ and he did ride
With a sword and a pistol by his side, uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh

He rode right up to Miss Mousie’s door, uh-huh
He rode right up to Miss Mousie’s door, uh-huh
He rode right up to Miss Mousie’s door
Gave three loud raps, and a very big roar, uh-huh uh-huh uh-huh

Said Miss Mouse, are you within, uh-huh
Said Miss Mouse, are you within, uh-huh
Said Miss Mouse, are you within
Miss Mousie said, I sit and spin, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Took Miss Mousie on his knee, uh-huh
Took Miss Mousie on his knee, uh-huh
Took Miss Mousie on his knee,
Said Miss Mousie, will you marry me, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Without my Uncle Rat’s consent, uh-huh
Without my Uncle Rat’s consent, uh-huh
Without my Uncle Rat’s consent,
I wouldn’t marry the President, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Uncle Rat laughed, and he shook his fat sides, uh-huh
Uncle Rat laughed, and he shook his fat sides, uh-huh
Uncle Rat laughed, and he shook his fat sides
To think his niece would be a bride, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Uncle Rat went running downtown, uh-huh
Uncle Rat went running downtown, uh-huh
Uncle Rat went running downtown
To buy his niece a wedding gown, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Where shall the wedding supper be, uh-huh
Where shall the wedding supper be, uh-huh
Where shall the wedding supper be
Way down yonder in the hollow tree, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

What shall the wedding supper be, uh-huh
What shall the wedding supper be, uh-huh
What shall the wedding supper be
Fried mosquito and a black-eyed pea, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

First to come in was a flyin’ moth, uh-huh
First to come in was a flyin’ moth, uh-huh
First to come in was a flyin’ moth
She layed out the table cloth, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Next to come in was a juney bug, uh-huh
Next to come in was a juney bug, uh-huh
Next to come in was a juney bug
She brought in the water jug, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Next to come in was a bumbly bee, uh-huh
Next to come in was a bumbly bee, uh-huh
Next to come in was a bumbly bee
Sat mosquito on his knee, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Next to come in was a broken back flea, uh-huh
Next to come in was a broken back flea, uh-huh
Next to come in was a broken back flea
Danced a jig with the bumbly bee, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Next to come in was Mrs. Cow, uh-huh
Next to come in was Mrs. Cow, uh-huh
Next to come in was Mrs. Cow
She tried to dance but she didn’t know how, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Next to come in was a little black tick, uh-huh
Next to come in was a little black tick, uh-huh
Next to come in was a little black tick
She ate so much it made her sick, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Next to come in was the big black snake, uh-huh
Next to come in was the big black snake, uh-huh
Next to come in was the big black snake
Ate up all of the wedding cake, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Next to come in was the old gray cat, uh-huh
Next to come in was the old gray cat, uh-huh
Next to come in was the old gray cat
Swallowed the mouse and ate up the rat, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Mr.Frog went a-hoppin up over the brooke, uh-huh
Mr.Frog went a-hoppin up over the brooke, uh-huh
Mr.Frog went a-hoppin up over the brooke
A lily white dove came and swallowed him up, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

Little piece of corn bread layin’ on the shelf, uh-huh
Little piece of corn bread layin’ on the shelf, uh-huh
Little piece of corn bread layin’ on the shelf
If you want anymore you can sing it yourself, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

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10 Comments on "A song in honor of Frog’s 5 days on the run"


GuestV
2015 years 8 months ago

Should have been the Benny Hill theme…this whole situation is a ridiculous circus.
But who knows? Perhaps there is a method to this madness?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MK6TXMsvgQg

Das Weibstück
2015 years 8 months ago

Really?

bubba
2015 years 8 months ago

What do we know about frogs? We know that they survive by the skillful use of their tongues.

Froggy will not stay in jail long.

Wow
2015 years 8 months ago

Now this is PROFESSIONAL journalism.

Commonsensenotcommontoday
2015 years 8 months ago

…is over near Lake Tabor and it isn’t with “Miss” anyone.

Guest
2015 years 8 months ago

Hahahahahahahahaha…so true!!!!

Guest28451
2015 years 8 months ago

Oh ya completely missed it. We all know the better song is ‘man on the run’ by Sir Paul McCartney. Yeesh it’s so obvious hahaha

Guest666
2015 years 8 months ago

I don’t understand why everybody is making this band of misfits into celebrities. Personally, I don’t care, but Frog is not a threat to anybody, so why is he even in jail?

Commonsensenotcommontoday
2015 years 8 months ago

Relax, Frog. You’ll be just as popular in prison as you are with Creepy Old Guy. The only differences are that your role will be reversed and you won’t be getting paid for it.

tony v
2015 years 8 months ago

Frog should be a folk hero he has made a laughing stock out of the Columbus County justice system !!