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Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas-crd  Bob Wills

[C]I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff
[C]Wild Papa from [Am]Polecat  Hollow
[D]I don't want to get [G]rough

You [C]want to know just what we got
[F]Got good rhythm and swing it hot
I'm a [C]ding dong daddy from [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]ought to see me do my [C]stuff.

Instrumental

[C]I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Baby
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff
I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from [Am]Dumas
[D]I don't wanna get get [G]rough

Well a [C]pretty little mom tried to put me on the run
But I [F]had to burn her down with a Thompson Gun
I'm a [C]Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff
INSTRUMENTAL

[C]I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from [D]Dumas, Baby
And [G]liquor is my [C]racket
Lots of times when [Am]things are dull
I [D]deal in other [G]traffic

I can [C]sell you morphine, coke or snow,
[F]Take a little shot and you're rarin' to go
Cause I'm a [C]ding dong daddy from [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]ought to see me do my [C]stuff.
INSTRUMENTAL

[C]I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff
[C]Wild poppa from [Am]Polecat  Hollow
[D]I don't want to get [G]rough

I [C]got a girl little and low
[F]Used to go and see her but I don't no more
I'm a [C]Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff.
INSTRUMENTAL

[C]I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff
I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From [Am]Dumas,
[D]I don't want to get [G]rough

You can [C]shake it you can break it, you can hang it on the wall
If you [F]throw it out the window I'll catch it 'fore it falls
[C]I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff
[C]I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff
I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From [Am]Dumas,
[D]I don't want to get [G]rough
If [C]that's your gal tie her to your side
If she [F]flags my train I'm gonna let her ride
I'm a [C]Ding Dong Daddy From [D]Dumas, Babe
You [G]oughta see me do my [C]stuff
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These are composite lyrics.

The original 1937 version included the "liquor is my racket/Morphine, Coke, or Snow", verse
and ended at the next instrumental after that.

Later versions didn't include that verse, but did include the verses
that come below it in this lyric.


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