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Monday, May 8, 2017

"Here We Go Zoodio" ("Zudie-O", "Zudio","Zodiac") - Part II (Videos)

Edited by Azizi Powell

This is Part II of a two part series on the African American originated singing game "Here We Go Zoodio" (also given as "Zudie-O", Zudio" and "Zodiac").

This post showcases selected videos of "Here We Go Zoodio" (also given as ""Zudie-O", Zudio" and "Zodiac").

Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2017/05/here-we-go-zoodio-zudie-o-zudiozodiac.html for Part I of this series. Part I provides text (word only) examples of "Here We Go Zoodio". Some of the quoted examples are given without the performance directions that are also included with those examples.*

The content of this post is presented for cultural, recreational, and aesthetic purposes.

All copyrights remain with their owners.

Thanks to the creators of these singing games. Thanks also to all those who are featured in these videos and all those who are quoted in this post a.
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*Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2015/04/this-way-valerie-strut-miss-lucy-strut.html for a pancocojams post on a closely related African American & Caribbean singing game "This A Way Valerie" (also known as "Strut Miss Lucy").

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SHOWCASE VIDEOS
These videos are given in chronological order based on their publishing date on YouTube with the oldest dated video given first.

Example #1: Zoodio



mdathena Uploaded on Oct 18, 2007

Deanna learned a song from school
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Here's my transcription of the singing game in this video:

Here we go Zoodio Zoodio, Zoodio
Here we go Zoodio all night long.
Here we go Zoodio Zoodio, Zoodio
Here we go Zoodio all night long.

Step back Sally Sally, Sally
Step back Sally all night long.

Walkin' down the alley, what do I see?
I see a great big man from Tennessee.
Betcha five dollars I can catch that man.
Betcha five dollars I can catch that man.
Betcha five dollars I can catch that man.

To the side, to the side, to the side side side.
To the side, to the side, to the side side side.
Sid, side, side.

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Example #2: Zoodio



Lotties Flock, Uploaded on Aug 2, 2009
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Here's my transcription of the singing game in this video:

"Here we go zoodio, zoodio, zoodio
Here we go zoodio all night long

Hey, step back Sally Sally Sally
Walkin' through the alley alley alley"

[Song repeats from the beginning]

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Example #3: Zoodio went to the Dr version



Cathy Benedict Published on Sep 21, 2014
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Here's my transcription of the singing game in this video:

Here we go Zoodio Zoodio, Zoodio
Here we go Zoodio all night long.
Here we go Zoodio Zoodio, Zoodio
Here we go Zoodio all night long.

Step back Sally Sally, Sally
Step back Sally all night long.

I peeped around the corner and what did I see
I saw a big fat man from Tennessee.
I betcha five dollars I can beat that man.
I betcha five dollars I can beat that man.

To the front to the back to the side side side
To the front to the back to the side side side.

I went to the doctor's and the doctor said.
She said "Ooh ah I got a pain in my head".
She said "Ooh ah I got a pain in my side".
She said "Oah ah I got a pain in tummy"

To the front to the back to the side side side
To the front to the back to the side side side.
To the side side side
To the side side side

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Example #4: Grade 2's "Zudio"



LSPerformingArts Published on Sep 6, 2016

Watch as students in 2D showcase "Here We Go Zudio" as a part of their exploration of creative movement.
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Here's my transcription of the singing game in this video:

"Here we go Zudio, Zudio, Zudio
Here we go Zudio all night long

Step back Sally Sally Sally
Step back Sally All night long

Down through the alley
Down through the alley
Down through the alley All night long

Here comes another one just like the other one
Here comes another one just like the other one All night long.

To the side, to the side, to the side side side
To the side, to the side, to the side side side

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EXAMPLES OF "ZOODIO" FROM "HERE COMES SALLY VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE"
Some YouTube discussion threads for "Here Come Sally" videos include words for versions of "Zoodio". Here are two examples from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wUyFKdKi4c Here Comes Sally - Key Family AHHH!; Lily!, Uploaded on Aug 29, 2010

[Note: The singing game demonstrated in this video begins with the words to “Here we go zoodio”]

Sintakhra, 2013
"Cute :) Although you missed out a verse in the song.

"Well I looked down the Alley and What did I see?
A big fat man from Tennessee
Well I betcha five dollars I could whoop that man
I betcha five dollars I could whoop that man"

Otherwise, still adorkable :)

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kamagmplm@yahoo.com Kitkat1969, 2015
"thay arent the eords its here comes sally walking down the ally here come sally just like that here comes the other one just like the other one here comesthe other one just like that when i looked down the ally and what did i see a big big man from tennesy wrll i bet ya 5 dollorers i could whoop that man i bet ya 5 dollas i could whoop that man"

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This concludes Part II of this two part series on the singing game "Zoodio".

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