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Cotton Pickin' Delta Town
Windsor 5063
 
    
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Cotton Pickin' Delta Town
 
Windsor 5063
 


ID: 12553
   Instrumental  

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.windsorrecords.com
Label information
Grid list of Windsor recordings
Copies5
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)
Cue Sheet

OPENER - CLOSER    Basic

All four ladies promenade inside that big old ring
Pass your partner, swing your corner
Give that boy a swing
Well join hands and circle left, move down that cotton row
Rollaway and weave it around that ring you know
To that Mississippi cotton pickin' delta town
Dosado your lady and promenade around
One dusty street to walk up and down
In that Mississippi cotton pickin' delta town


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

Four ladies chain 3/4 round you go
You turn and chain 'em straight across you know
Heads (sides) square thru four hands around you go
Find your corner lady, dosado
Pass thru, trade by, left allemande
Come back one and promenade, go walking round that land
You promenade your lady, head on down that cotton row
To that Mississippi cotton pickin' town we know


MIDDLE BREAK    Mainstream

Sides face, grand square
Down in the delta where I was born
We didn't raise much but cotton, taters and corn
I've picked cotton till my fingers hurt
Draggin' that sack through the delta dirt

Four ladies chain, you turn 'em and then
Chain 'em back and promenade, get movin' my friend
You promenade your lady on down that cotton row
To that Mississippi cotton pickin' town we know

 
Lyrics

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Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town
 
 

In a Mississippi cotton picking Delta town
One dusty street to walk up and down
Nothing much to see but a starving hound
In a Mississippi cotton picking Delta town

Down in the Delta where I was born
All we raised was cotton, potatoes and corn
I've picked cotton till my fingers hurt
Dragging the sack through that Delta dirt

And I've worked hard the whole week long
Picking my fingers to the blood and bone
There ain't a lot of money in a cotton bale
At least when you try to sell

In a Mississippi cotton picking Delta town
One dusty street to walk up and down
Nothing much to see but a starving hound
In a Mississippi cotton picking Delta town

On Saturday nights we'd get dressed up
Catch us a ride on a pickup truck
On a gravel road, it nearly strangled us
That cotton picking Delta dust

We'd sit across the street on the depot porch
Looking at the folks looking back at us
Munching on a dust covered ice cream cone
And wondering how we'd get back home

From a Mississippi cotton picking Delta town
One dusty street to walk up and down
Nothing much to do but just hang around
In a Mississippi cotton picking Delta town

From a Mississippi cotton picking Delta town
One dusty street to walk up and down
Nothing much to do but just hang around
In a Mississippi cotton picking Delta town

Lyrics by Harold Dorman and Wiley Gann.
Recorded by Charley Pride.
 

Comments

 
Handle List
1436  Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1875 5/4 (fraction)
1111 Swing [A2]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
880 Rollaway (With A Half Sashay) [Basic]
1275 Weave [C1]
429 Dosado [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1489 3/4 (fraction)
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1810 Head Position IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
429 Dosado [Basic]
735 Pass Thru [Basic]
1177 Trade By [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
473 Face (dir) [Mainstream]
1470 In DIRECTION
548 Grand Square [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

ID: 12553
   
   
   
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