The World Turned Upside Down

Melody - old British nursery tune sequenced by Karl P. age 5

If buttercups buzzed after the bee,
If boats were on land,
Churches on sea,
If ponies rode men,
And if grass ate the corn,
And if cats should be chased
Into holes by the mouse,
If the mammas sold their babies
To the Gypsies for half a crown,
If summer were spring,
And the other way 'round,
Then all the world would be upside down.

When the British came out of Yorktown, Virginia, to surrender, their band played "The World Turned Upside Down". The victors played "Yankee Doodle."

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