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Pistol Packin' Mama
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Pistol Packin' Mama
 
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ID: 12870
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.squaredancemusic.com
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Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic, corner progression

Side (head) two couples right & left thru, turn the girl for me
First and third (2 & 4) square thru let's count to three
Separate go around one, squeeze in make a line of four
Forward 8 and a come on back, pass thru
Ends trade, allemande left your corners all
Dosado your partner, promenade the hall
Singing lay that pistol down babe, lay that pistol down
Pistol packin' mama, lay that pistol down


FIGURE    Mainstream, unknown progression

Head (side) two couples dosado, back to back you go
Square thru in the middle it's four hands you know
Eight chain four go down the line, then pull her by
Swing the fifth little lady, girls get set to fly
Four ladies promenade in the middle, men sway to and fro
Partner box the gnat and dosado, promenado
Singing lay that pistol down babe, lay that pistol down
Pistol packin' mama, lay that pistol down
 
Lyrics

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Pistol Packing Mama
 
 

Lay that pistol down, babe
Lay that pistol down
Pistol packing mama
Lay that pistol down

Oh, drinking beer in a cabaret
Was I having fun
Until one night she caught me right
And now I'm on the run

Oh, lay that pistol down, babe
Lay that pistol down
Pistol packing mama
Lay that pistol down

Oh, she kicked out my windshield
And she hit me over the head
She cussed and cried and said I lied
And she wished that I was dead

Oh, lay that pistol down, babe
Lay that pistol down
Pistol packing mama
Lay that pistol down

Oh, drinking beer in a cabaret
And dancin' with a blond
Until one night she shot out the light
Bang! that blond was gone

Oh, lay that pistol down, babe
Lay that pistol down
Pistol packing mama
Lay that pistol down

Oh, I'll sing you every night, babe
And I'll woo you every day
I'll be your regular daddy
If you'll put that gun away

Oh, lay that pistol down, babe
Lay that pistol down
Pistol packing mama
Lay that pistol down

Now I went home this morning
The clock was tickin' four
Gun in her hand, says "You're my man,
But I don't need you no more."

Lay that pistol down, babe
Lay that pistol down
Pistol packing mama
Lay that pistol down

Now there was old Al Dexter
He always had his fun
But with some lead, she shot him dead
His honkin' days are done.

Lay that pistol down, babe
Lay that pistol down
Pistol packing mama
Lay that pistol down

Oh, pistol packing mama
Lay that pistol down

Lyrics by Al Dexter.
Recorded by Al Dexter; Bing Crosby; Hoyt Axton; others.
 
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Handle List
1432  Side(s) IDENTIFIER
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
153 Backaway
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1481 3 (number)
1726 Separate [Basic]
922 Around (n) To A Line [Basic]
1479 1 (number)
519 Forward & Back [Basic]
735 Pass Thru [Basic]
1441 End(s) IDENTIFIER
1175 Trade [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
429 Dosado [Basic]
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
121 Eight Chain (Thru|n) [Mainstream]
1482 4 (number)
783 Pull By [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
179 Box The Gnat [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

ID: 12870
   
   
   
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