Words & Music:
(REPEAT THREE TIMES)
For each verse, the group is sitting in a circle and performing the hand motions in a steady four-beat as they sing. The motions vary with each verse.
BEAT 1: Slap thighs
BEAT 2: Clap hands
BEAT 3: Slap Thighs
BEAT 4: Clap hands
BEATS 1 & 2: Slap own thighs
BEATS 3 & 4: Slap thighs of neighbor to the right. (Alternate slapping the thighs of the person on
the right and the person on the left.)
VERSE 3: Right arm straight out at the shoulder.
BEAT 1: Touch right wrist with left hand.
BEAT 2: Touch top of right elbow.
BEAT 3: Touch right shoulder.
BEAT 4: Cross right arm over left one.
Repeat and alternate with the left arm.