Walking the Dog [Rehearsal Version]

by Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock, and for live performances of long musi…




Baby's back all dressed in black
Silver buttons all down her back 
High ho tip the toes
She broke the needle now she can't sew 
Walking the dog, I'm just a walking the dog 
If you don't know how to do it
I'll show you how to walk that dog 

Mary, Mary, quite contrary
How does your garden grow 
With silver bells and cockle shells
Seven pretty maids all in a row 
I asked my mother for fifteen cents
I see her ever I jump the fence 
I jumped the sky, I touched the sky 
Never come down 'till the fourth of July

Written by: RUFUS THOMAS

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