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Birth Of The Blues
 
Silver Sounds 196
 


ID: 1371
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging CallSilver Sounds
WEB SITEWeb site for "Silver Sounds" www.silversoundsmusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Silver Sounds recordings
Copies2
Vic's Rating4 (good)
Bpm130
Duration3:41
Media45 rpm vinyl
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK    Basic

Circle left
*They heard the breeze in the trees
Singing weird melodies

Men star right one time around tonight
Left allemande, now you weave that ring
They nursed it, then they rehearsed it
Swing that girl, promenade
Then they called it the sound of the blues


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

Heads promenade go halfway around
Down the middle, square thru 4
Go all the way, swing thru I say
Boys run right, couples circulate one notch
Chain down the line, square thru 3
Swing that corner, promenade that ring
Then the southland gave birth to the blues


CLOSER    Basic

Four ladies promenade one time around
Get home and swing with that man
Join hands, circle to the left you go
Left allemande, now you weave that ring
They nursed it, then they rehearsed it
Swing that girl, promenade that ring
Then they called it the sound of the blues


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*From a whippoorwill, high up on a hill
They took a new note
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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The Birth Of The Blues
 
 

Oh they say some people long ago
Were searching for a different tune
One that they could croon as only they can

They heard the breeze in the trees
Singing weird melodies
And they made that the start of the blues

And from a jail came the wail
Of a down-hearted frail
And they played that as part of the blues

From a whippoorwill out on a hill
They took a new note
Pushed it through a horn till it was worn into a blue note

And then they nursed it, rehearsed it
And gave out the news
That the Southland gave birth to the blues

Composed by Ray Henderson.
Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown.
Recorded by Cab Calloway; Frank Sinatra.
 
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Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
1875 5/4 (fraction)
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1505 Step Ahead
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
274 Couples Circulate [Basic]
210 Chain Down The Line [Basic]
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1481 3 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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