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One Horse Open Sleigh

Written and Composed by


James Pierpont

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Dash - ing
A day or
A day or
Now the

O'er
soon
went
Take

the
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out
the

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thro'
two
two
ground

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go,
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snow
night

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the snow,
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is white

hills we
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on the
girls to -

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Laugh - ing
Was seat - ed
And on my
And sing this

all the
by my
back I
sleigh - ing

1857
Edited by Robert A. Hudson
12/17/2015

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way;
side.
fell;
song;

Bells
The horse
A gent
Just get

sleigh,
ride
And
tell.
I
young,

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In a one - horse o - pen


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thought I'd take
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The
sto - ry
I must
Go
it while you're

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on
was
was
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lean and
rid - ing
bob - tailed

One Horse Open Sleigh


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ring,
lank
by
bay

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Mak - ing spir - its


Mis - for - tune seemed his
In a one horse o - pen
Two for - ty
as his

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we - we
quick - ly
crack, you'll

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song
got
drove
take

to up a the

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bright,
Oh what sport
in - to
lot.
He got
sleigh, He laughed as there
speed
Hitch him to

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night.
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sot.
way.
lead.
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to ride and sing


a drift - ed bank
I sprawl - ing lie,
an o - pen sleigh

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way;

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Oh! what joy it

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is

to ride In a one - horse o - pen sleigh.




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is

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to

In a one - horse o - pen

ride

sleigh.

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