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Clementine Lyrics By Bobby Darin

    in a cavern down by a canyon
    excavatin’ for a mine
    there lived a miner from north carolina
    and his daughter chubby clementine

    now every mornin’ just about dawnin’
    a’when the sun begins to shine
    you know she would rouse up wake all a dem cows up
    and walk ’em down to her daddy’s mine

    a’took the foot way ‘cross the water
    though she weighed twoninety nine
    the old trembled and disassembled
    oops dumped her into the foamy brine

    hey crackle like thunder ho ho she went under
    ho ho blowin bubbles bubble sound down the line
    hey i’m no swimm’a but were she slimm’a
    i might’a saved that clementine

    ho broke the record way under water
    i thought that she was doin’ fine
    i wasn’t nervous ya until the service
    that they held for clementine

    hey you sailor ho ho way out in your whaler
    with a harpoon your trusty line
    if she shows now yell there she blows now
    it just may be chunky clementine

    one more time
    oh my darlin’ oh my darlin’ oh my darlin’
    oh my darlin’ oh my darlin’ sweet clementine
    you may be gone

    you’re not forgotten
    fare thee well
    so long clementine
    bubble sound bye

    Artist: Bobby Darin

    Year: 1960

    Decade: 60s

    Language: en

    Word Count: 118