Whether the lyrics tell the true cause of the October 8-10, 1871 Chicago fire matters not. This popular song has been sung for many years. Use it as part of a sessions when:
- Discussing Chicago.
- You have a fire or warmth in winter theme.
- Discussing cows in song.
- Sharing stories told through songs.
- Holding an intergenerational music group.
The traditional way to use “Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow” is to sing it. Why not add some instruments as shown in this video.