- Where did you come from, where did you go? Where did you come from, Cotton Eye Joe?
- Come for to see you, come for to sing, Come for to show you my diamond ring.
Tone Set: mi-re-do-la,-sol,
Rhythm: ta; qr; ta-a; ta-a-a
Melody: mi-sol,; la,-sol,-la,-do; mi-re-do
Phrase Form: a b
Prepare: cut time; ta-a-a
Source: 150 American Folk Songs, Peter Erdei, Pg 23