“Camptown Races”


A song by Stephen Foster. It begins:

Camptown ladies sing dis song,
Doodah! doodah!
Camptown racetrack five miles long,
Oh! doodah day!

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How to use “Camptown Races” in a sentence

  • Phyl was in high spirits; the tune of Camptown Races, which a street boy had been whistling as they started, pursued her.

    The Ghost Girl | H. De Vere Stacpoole