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Down at the Corner

A straightforward, simple call-and-response song. Written in an old country style!
Lyrics and music by Matt Fernald

  Voice only

I know the place well
Down at the corner
Every sight, every smell
Down at the corner
People move behind me
Down at the corner
You can always find me
Down at the corner

Chorus:
Down, down, down
In the center of the town
See the people gathered there
Dancin' round and round
So dance, dance, dance
Don't ever feel a foreigner
When you jump and join right in
Down at the corner

The teacher, trainer, and the pastor
Down at the corner
Each will get you working faster
Down at the corner
See the clerk and lawyer, too
Down at the corner
They always say they'll never sue
Down at the corner

(Chorus)

Once the mayor came around
Down at the corner
People froze without a sound
Down at the corner
Watched her look a' here and there
Down at the corner
'Til she jumped and danced a square
Down at the corner

(Chorus)

  Voice & piano