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Detroit City
 
ID: 5263

LabelPrairie
WEB SITE www.pmdomusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Prairie recordings
Number1054
TypeSinging Call
Artist(s)
Johnnie Scott     recordings by Johnnie Scott
See AlsoI Want To Go Home (Detroit City) TNT 142
I Wanta Go Home Blue Star 1704
Old Call(s)
Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Mainstream

Circle left
*Last night I went to sleep in Detroit City
I dreamed about the old folks there at home

Left allemande the corner, turn thru and then
Left allemande and weave the ring
I want to go home, I want to go home
Dosado and promenade on home
I want to go home, I want to go home
Oh Lord, I want to go home


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*Home folks think I'm big in Detroit City
From the letters that I write they think I'm fine


FIGURE    C4, corner progression

Heads promenade you go halfway
Lead to the right and circle to a line
Curlique and then release the column go
Double pass thru and track 2
Swing thru, turn thru
Swing the corner girl and promenade
I want to go home, I want to go home
Oh Lord, I want to go home

 
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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Detroit City Lyrics ID: 1141

You know last night I went to sleep in Detroit city
And I dreamed about those cotton fields and home
I dreamed about my mother, dear old papa, sisters and brothers
And I dreamed about a love who's been waiting there so long

I want to go home
I want to go home
Oh how I want to go home
My kinfolks think I'm big in Detroit city
From all the letters that I write, they think I'm fine
By day I make the cars
But, by night I make all the bars
Oh if only they's just read between the lines

They'd know I want to go home
I want to go home
Oh how I want to go home

You know I rode a freight train north to Detroit city
And after all these years I find I've been wasting my time
Think I'll put my foolish pride on a southbound train and ride
Heading back to the loved ones I left there waiting behind

Repeat Chorus

Lyrics by Danny Dill and Mel Tillis.
Recorded by Dolly Parton.
 

Comments

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

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