THE GOMERS, "I BEEN OVER DERE"
The Gomers got an idea from the popular song, "I've Been Everywhere," substituting cities in that frequently-covered song with Wisconsin places. The Madison-based group calls their version "I Been Over Dere." With over 100 Wisconsin cities mentioned in the lyrics, can you find your hometown? LISTEN:
I've Been Over Dere, hey
Smelled that dairy air, hey
Once up by Eau Claire, hey,
I thought I saw a bear, hey.
Had a cream puff at State Fair, hey.
I been over dere.
I've been to Edgerton, Darlington, Middleton, Hubbleton
Hub City, Cuba City, Genoa City, Ashippun
Ashland, Packwaukee, Peewaukee, Waukesha
Oconomowoc, Waupaca, Milwaukee, Wausau
Wauwatosa, Waupun, Watertown, Waterloo
Whitewater, Whitefish Bay, Manitowish Waters, Clyman.
I've been to Allen's Grove, Emerald Grove, Cedar Grove, Union Grove
Soldiers Grove, Hales Corners, Slades Corners, Abells Corners
Neva Corners, Pipersville, Pittsville, Deansville,
Thiensville, Reeseville, Janesville, Plattville
Orfordville, Footville, Blanchardville, Plainville
Plain, Plainfield, Nutterville, Butternut
Green Bay. Beloit. La Crosse. Appleton. Superior. Cudahy.
I've been to Auburndale, New Auburn, Berlin, New Berlin
London, New London, Rome, the other Rome,
Franklin, the other Franklin, New Franklin, Richmond
New Richmond, Richwood, Woodruff, Woodford
Pleasantville, Pleasant Prairie, Sun Prairie, Star Prairie
Prairie Du Chien, Prairie Du Sac, Lac Du Flambeau, Marinette
I've been to Madison, Menominee, Menominee Falls, Chippewa Falls
Oconto Falls, Cedar Falls, Clam Falls, Clam Lake
Clarks Mills, Lake Mills, Shell Lake, Clear Lake,
Tisch Mills, Trade Lake, Trade River, Two Rivers
Twin Lakes, Two Creeks, Silver Creek, Johnson Creek
Fish Creek, Token Creek, Beaver Dam, Pulaski
Chorus (Copyright 2008 The Gomers/Beeftone Music BMI)
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