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Old Lamplighter
Eagle 1209
 
    
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Old Lamplighter
 
ID: 1225
   Instrumental  

LabelEagle
WEB SITE www.dosado.com
Label information
Grid list of Eagle recordings
Number1209
TypeSinging Call
Copies1
Vic's Rating4 (good)
Bpm128
Duration3:53
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)
Jim Logan (picture)     recordings by Jim Logan

Jim Logan

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Cue Sheet

OPENER - CLOSER    Basic

Circle to the left
If there were sweethearts in the park
He'd pass a lamp and leave it dark
Remembering the days that used to be

Left allemande your corner, run home do a dosado
Do an allemande left that corner, weave the ring
He made the night a little brighter wherever he would go
Promenade her
The old lamplighter of long, long ago


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

Heads square thru four hands around will do
Meet those sides make a right hand star
Heads star left and you roll it around the ring
Same two you do the right and left thru, veer to the left
You ferris wheel and then the centers pass thru
Swing the corner promenade
The old lamp lighter of long, long ago


MIDDLE BREAK    Plus

4 ladies chain, go straight across that ring
You chain them back, do a dopaso, turn the partner left
Corner by the right and the partner left you know
Head ladies center for a tea cup chain and go
He made the night a little brighter wherever he would go
The old lamp lighter of long, long ago


TAG

Swing her
The old lamp lighter of long, long ago

 
Lyrics

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The Old Lamplighter Lyrics ID: 174

He made the night a little brighter
Wherever he would go
The old lamplighter
Of long, long ago
His snowy hair was so much whiter
Beneath the candle glow
The old lamplighter
Of long, long ago

You'd hear the patter of his feet
As he came toddling down the street
His smile would hide a lonely heart you see
If there were sweethearts in the park
He'd pass a lamp and leave it dark
Remembering the days that used to be
For he recalls when dreams were new
He loved someone who loved him too
Who walks with him alone in memory

He made the night a little brighter
Wherever he would go
The old lamplighter
Of long, long ago
His snowy hair was so much whiter
Beneath the candle glow
The old lamplighter
Of long, long ago

Now if you look up in the sky
You'll understand the reason why
The little stars at night are all aglow
He turns them on when night is here
He turns them off when dawn is near
The little man we loved of long ago
He made the night a little brighter
Wherever he would go
The old lamplighter of long, long ago

Composed by Nat Simon.
Lyrics by Charles Tobias.
Recorded by The Browns.
 

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