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The Trolley Song
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The Trolley Song
 
ID: 4476

LabelESP
WEB SITE www.esprecordings.com
Label information
Grid list of ESP recordings
Number914
TypeSinging Call
Artist(s)
Steve Kopman (picture)     recordings by Steve Kopman

Steve Kopman

Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
Clang, clang, clang went the trolley
Ding, ding, ding went the bell

You do an allemande left your corner, run home a dosado
Well the men star left in the middle so well
Full turn around you turn your partner by the right
Allemande left, come back swing and promenade
She asked my name, I held my breath
I couldn't speak because she scared me half to death


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Well the heads you promenade you travel halfway
Walk into the middle and do the right & left thru
Square thru 4 hands, you move it round the floor
Dosado the corner girl and make an ocean wave
Scoot back, scoot back again
Swing that scooter round and promenade my friend
She asked my name, I held my breath
I couldn't speak because she scared me half to death


TAG

Clang, clang, clang went the trolley
Ding, ding, ding went the bell

 
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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Trolley Song Lyrics ID: 622

With my high starched collar and my high top shoes
And my hair piled high upon my head,
I went to lose a jolly hour on the trolley,
And lost my heart instead.

With his light brown derby and his bright green tie,
He was quite the handsomest of men.
I started to yen, so I counted to ten,
Then I counted to ten again.

Clang, clang, clang went the trolley,
Ding, ding, ding went the bell.
Zing, zing, zing went my heart strings,
From the moment I saw him I fell.

Chug, chug, chug went the motor,
Bump, bump bump went the brake,
Thump, thump, thump went my heart strings,
When he smiled, I could feel the car shake.

He tipped his hat and took a seat.
He said he hoped he hadn't stepped upon my feet.
He asked my name; I held my breath;
I couldn't speak because he scared me half to death.

Buzz, buzz, buzz went the buzzer,
Plop, plop, plop went the wheels,
Stop, stop, stop went my heart strings.
As he started to go, then I started to know
How it feels when the universe reels.

The day was bright, the air was sweet.
The smell of honeysuckle charmed you off your feet.
You tried to sing, but couldn't squeak.
In fact you loved him so you couldn't even speak.

Buzz, buzz, buzz went the buzzer,
Plop, plop, plop went the wheels.
Stop, stop, stop went my heart strings.
As he started to leave I took hold of his sleeve
With my hand, and as if it were planned,
He stayed on with me,
And it was grand just to stand
With his hand holding mine
To the end of the line.

Lyrics by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane. 

Comments

 
Copies1
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl

ID: 4476
  
  
  

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