Hash Hymn


(Same tune as the lyrics. Sing with gestures, as actions
speak much louder than words. Standard hash benediction closing
down-downs.

Songmaster says, 'Respect for the Hash Hymn'

Chorus
Swing low, sweet char-i-o-ot,
Cumin' four two carry me home...
Swing low, sweet char-i-o-ot,
Cumin' four two carry me home.
I looked over Jordon,
And what did I see-ee,
Cumin' four two carry me home...
A band of An-gels,
Cumin' after me-ee,
Cumin' four two carry me home...

(Songmaster says, '2nd verse')
If you get there be-four I doo,
Cumin' four two carry me home...
Tell all my friends I'm cumin' twoo,
Cumin' four two carry me home...

(Songmaster says, '3rd verse')
I'm sometimes up, I'm some-times down,
Cumin' four two carry me home...
But still my sole feels heav-en-ly bound,
Cumin' four two carry me home...

Options:

Songmaster says, 'Harlots', then women do chorus in high
pitched voices, screaming in high pitched, exagerated climax at
the each pause.

Songmaster says, 'Real Men', then men do chorus in low, deep
voices, exagerating the size of their penis in the 'cumin'
gesture by hold both hands apart in sweeping, two-handed
masturbating gesture and swinging hands low to the ground with
'swing low'

Songmaster says, 'Ray Charles', then pack closes eyes and
sings chorus with gestures, moving head from side to side with
the beat.

Songmaster says, 'Humming', then pack hums chorus with
gestures.

Songmaster says, 'Silently', then pack does chorus silently
with gestures only, following the lead of the songmaster.
Songmasters who screw up the gestures significantly are
traditionally awarded a down down after the song.

Songmaster says, 'Helen Keller', then pack closes eyes and
does chorus with gestures only, saying "Wa Wa" whenever Jordon
comes up.

Songmaster says, 'Fast Finish', then pack sings loud and fast
with gestures)
Swing low, sweet char-i-o-ot,
Cumin' four two carry me home...
Swing low, sweet char-i-o-ot,
Cumin' four two carry me home.
(Slowly)
Cumin' four two carry me home.

Hash Hymn Gesture Dictionary

All - Make wide sweeping gesture with hands outward.

Angels - Flap hands to side as though flying.

Band - Hold hands in front of you, cuffing the fingers and making
a gesture as though playing the slide of a trombone.

Be-four - hold up four fingers.

Carry - Put hands together in front and briskly swing them back
and forth as though cradling a baby.

Cumin' - Cuff hand and make a masterbation gesture. (Some hashers
mask the motion with slight of hand by first moving the other
hand behind their head and patting it a split seond before the
masterbating gesture, sometimes coughing at the same time).

Chariot - Shake both hands outward as though holding the reins
and make horse whinnying noises.

Doo - Put hands on hips and squat as though taking a crap.

Down - Put index and thumb together near crotch as if holding a
small penis then move the hand downward slightly and wiggle it
briskly.

Four - Hold up four fingers.

Friends - Cuff fingers of left hand held outward in front, with
thumb and index finger forming a circle. Rapidly insert and
withdraw the index finger of the right hand into the circle in a
universal fornication gesture.

Home - Hold arms above your head, fingers extended and touching
together forming a 'roof' over your head.

I - Point to your eye with your index finger

I'm - Point to your chest with your index finger

Heavenly Bound - With hand holding foot, swing it into the air.

Jordon - (River Jordon, traditional) Move hands outward, then
right to left, wiggling fingers in a wave motion. (Michael
Jordon, U.S.) Make a basketball jump shot motion.

Looked - Shading eyes with hand and moving head back and forth as
if searching.

Me or My - Point to your chest with your index finger.

Over - Sweep hand from 'Looked' position outward.

See - Point index finger from 'I' position outward.

Sole - Point to bottom of shoe.

Still - (as in distiller) Make drinking gesture with hand, moving
head backward.

Sweet - Kiss 1st and 2nd finger and thumb together, throwing the
kiss outward.

Swing Low - Intertwine fingers forming a cradle and with arms
down, swing them back and forth.

Tell - Put back of hand to mouth, rapidly moving thumb with
fingers as in speaking gesture.

There - Point back over your shoulder with your index finger.

Two - Hold up two fingers.

Up - Cuff fingers in front as holding a long penis then move the
hand upward.

What - Hands out to side, palms up as in a question.

You - Point outward with index finger.

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