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The lyrics to Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Old MacDonald Had a Farm with Two Happy BearsOld MacDonald Had a Farm is an old folk song that was probably written at least a hundred years ago. It tells the tale of a farmer and all of the sounds his animals make. We do not know the original composer of the melody or words, but the song has been passed down from generation to generation as a fun call and response song for children and adults. There are many variations on the song. The lyrics below are a good starting point and can be altered depending on the animal you would like to sing about.

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Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a cow
E-I-E-I-O
With a moo moo here
And a moo moo there
Here a moo, there a moo
Everywhere a moo moo,
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O.

Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a pig
E-I-E-I-O
With an oink oink here
And an oink oink there
Here an oink, there an oink
Everywhere an oink oink,
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O.

Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a duck
E-I-E-I-O
With a quack quack here
And a quack quack there
Here a quack, there a quack
Everywhere a quack quack,
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O.

Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a mule
E-I-E-I-O
With a hee-haw here
And a hee-haw there
Here a hee, there a haw
Everywhere a hee-haw,
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O.

Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a sheep
E-I-E-I-O
With a baa baa here
And a baa baa there
Here a baa, there a baa
Everywhere a baa baa,
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O.

Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a turkey
E-I-E-I-O
With a gobble gobble here
And a gobble gobble there
Here a gobble, there a gobble
Everywhere a gobble gobble,
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O.

Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had some chicks
E-I-E-I-O
With a cheep cheep here
And a cheep cheep there
Here a cheep, there a cheep
Everywhere a cheep cheep,
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O.

Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a dog
E-I-E-I-O
With a bow wow here
And a bow wow there
Here a bow, there a wow
Everywhere a bow wow,
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O.