Cherokee Fiddle
Michael Martin Murphey; Johnny Lee; others 1976
  (Chaparral 512)   Ken Bower

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
*Well the train pulled into the railroad station
You'll roll up your sleeves and rosin up the bow

Men star right & roll it one time around go
Left allemande and turn your partner right
All 4 ladies promenade inside the ring there
Star thru and you promenade
Play cherokee fiddle, ah just for the good times
Cause good music's never gonna lose its place


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

Well 1 & 3 promenade go about halfway
The sides star thru then a right & left thru
A full turn around and swing the corner
Left allemande and you weave the ring
And you smell the smoke and the cinders
Do a dosado and you promenade along
Cherokee fiddle, ah play for the good times
Cause good music's never gonna lose its place


FIGURE (ALTERNATE)    Mainstream, corner progression

Well 1 & 3 promenade go about halfway
Sides do the right & left thru
Square thru in the middle count 4 hands around you go
Dosado and do an eight chain 4
Fiddle upside down, orange blossom special
Cherokee fiddle

Swing the corner lady, promenade along
Cause good music's never gonna lose its place
No, good music's never gonna lose its place


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*He was always there playing for the miners
The devil's dream was a song they understood

*The Indians are dressing like Cowboys
And the Cowboy's putting the leather and turquoise on


TAG

No, good music's never gonna lose its place

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