Minnie The Moucher
Cab Calloway and His Orchestra; many others 1931
  (BVR 123)   David Goebel

INTRO

4 ladies chain across turn and chain back into a dopaso
Partner left, corner right, partner left
Keep the girl and promenade home


OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Plus

Head ladies center teacup chain
*Hey folks here's the story 'bout Minnie the Moocher
She was a low-down hoochie coocher
She was the roughest, toughest frail
But Minnie had a heart

Allemande left and weave
Hidey hidey hidey hi (Hidey hidey hidey hi)
Hodey odey odey oh (Hodey odey odey oh)
Heedey heedey heedey hee (Heedey heedey heedey hee)
Hidey hidey hidey ho (Hidey hidey hidey ho)


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*She messed around with a bloke named Smokey
She loved him though he was cokey
He took her down to Chinatown
And showed her how to kick the gong around


*She had a dream about the King of Sweden
He gave her things that she was needin'
He gave her a home built of gold and steel
A diamond car with the platinum wheels


*He gave her his townhouse and his racin' horses
Each meal she ate was a dozen courses
Had a million dollars worth of nickels and dimes
She sat around and counted them a million times


FIGURE    Plus, corner progression

Heads star thru do a partner trade
Single circle to an ocean wave
Boys trade, girls fold, peel the top
Boys move up, right & left thru
Pass thru, chase right, chase her
Swing the lady, promenade
She was the roughest toughest frail
But Minnie had a heart as big as a whale

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