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I'm Going Back
MacGregor 2186
 
    
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I'm Going Back
 
MacGregor 2186
 


ID: 10837
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
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Copies1
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
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Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Mainstream

Sides face grand square
*I used go down to the station
Just to watch the pullman train come rolling in

Swing your own
Men star left one time around now
Do a dosado once around and weave that ring you roam
**I used think my life was humdrum
But I finally learned my lesson

Dosado, and promenade some
***I'm going back to where I come from
Where the mockingbird is singing in the lilac bush


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*I met a girl in Kansas City
She asked me if I'd like to step around


**But there were things she had to fix up
So she took my 14 dollars


***Now she's been gone since (Thursday) evening
And I have a hunch I'll never see that gal again


*When I grow up and have a grandson
I will tell him about those days


**There ain't no use in my pretending
The city ain't no place to


***Going back to where I come from
Where the mockingbird keeps singing in the lilac bush


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Four ladies chain and turn this lady
2 & 4 (1 & 3) will promenade and go 1/2 around
Heads (sides) square thru, it's full around now
Put centers in, cast off, go 3/4 round
Ends cross fold while centers square thru 3/4
Swing that corner gal and promenade her home from there
I'm going back to where I come from
Where the mockingbird is singing in the lilac bush
 
Lyrics

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I'm Goin' Back To Whur I Come From
 
 

I'm goin' back to where I come from,
Where the honeysuckle smells so sweet it durn near makes you sick
I used to think my life was hum-drum
But I sure have learned a lesson that is bound to stick
There ain't no use of me pretendin'
The city just ain't no place for a guy like me to end in
Goin' back to where I come from
Where the mockingbird is singin' in the lilac bush

I used to go down to the station
Every evenin' just to watch the Pullman train come rollin' in
And then one night, that great temptation
Got too great, so I just up and left my kith and kin
I took my hat and fourteen dollars
And I went through all the troubles of the plight that always follows
When you're rich and huntin' romance
But my huntin' days are over, I can tell you that

I met a man in Kansas City
An' he winked and asked me if I'd like to step around
I said "Why, yes, why sure, that's what I'm here for, betcha life"
So he said he'd take me to the hottest spots in town
He mentioned things he'd have to fix up
So he took my fourteen dollars but there must have been a mix up
He's been gone since Monday evenin'
And I've gotta hunch I'll never see that guy no more

I'm goin' back to where I come from
Where the mockingbird is singin' in the lilac bush

When I get old and have a grandson,
I'll tell him 'bout my romance, and you watch his eyes pop out.
But chances are he won't believe me
So he'll do the same darn thing when he grows up, no doubt.
But he can't say I didn't warn him,
What will happen when he meets up with that city guy, gol darn him.
I'm goin' back to where I come from
Where the mockingbird is singin' in the lilac bush.

Lyrics by Carson J. Robison.
Recorded by Carson Robison; Spike Jones & His City Slickers; June Carter; others.
 
Comments

 
Handle List
1432  Side(s) IDENTIFIER
473 Face (dir) [Mainstream]
1470 In DIRECTION
548 Grand Square [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1670 4/4 (fraction)
429 Dosado [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
206 Centers In [Mainstream]
201 Cast Off (fract) [Mainstream]
1489 3/4 (fraction)
1441 End(s) IDENTIFIER
324 (anyone) Cross Fold [Mainstream]
1442 Center(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1481 3 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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