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Swinging On A Star
 


ID: 13746

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LabelSting
WEB SITE www.stingproductions.co.uk
Label information
Grid list of Sting recordings
Number380
TypeSinging Call
Copies0
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)
Paul Bristow (picture)     recordings by Paul Bristow

Paul Bristow

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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK    Mainstream

Circle left
Would you like to swing on star
Carry moonbeams home in a jar

Left allemande and then dosado
The men star left one time and go
Would you like to swing on a star, turn thru
Left allemande and promenade far
And be better of than you are
* Or would you rather be a mule?


ALTERNATE LYRICS

* Or would you rather be a pig?

* Or would you rather be a fish?


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads square thru
**A mule is an animal with long funny ears
Touch 1/4, scoot back and then
Single hinge, girls trade and now swing thru
Boys run right, tag the line all the way face in
Pass the ocean, centers trade
Recycle, star thru and promenade
*** And by the way, if you hate to go to school,
You may grow up to be a mule


ALTERNATE LYRICS

** A pig is an animal with dirt on his face

*** But if you don't care a feather or a fig,
You may grow up to be a pig


** A fish won't do anything but swim in a brook

*** But then, if that sort of life is what you wish,
You may grow up to be a fish


CLOSER    Mainstream

Sides face, grand square
Would you like to swing on star
Carry moonbeams home in a jar
And be better of than you are

Allemande left and weave
And all the monkeys aren't in the zoo
Every day you'll meet quite a few
, promenade
So you see, it's all up to you
You can be better than you are


TAG

Swing her there
You could be swinging on a star

 
Lyrics

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Swinging On A Star Lyrics ID: 2071

Oh, would you like to swing on a star?
Carry moonbeams home in a jar
And be better off than you are
Or would you rather be a mule?

A mule is an animal with long funny ears
He kicks up at anything he hears
His back is brawny and his brain is weak
He's just plain stupid with a stubborn streak

And by the way, if you hate to go to school
You may grow up to be a mule

Or would you like to swing on a star?
Carry moonbeams home in a jar
And be better off than you are
Or would you rather be a pig?

A pig is an animal with dirt on its face
Its shoes are a terrible disgrace
He has no manners when he eats his food
He's fat and lazy and extremely rude

But if you don't care a feather or a fig
You may grow up to be a pig

Or would you like to swing on a star?
Carry moonbeams home in a jar
And be better off than you are
Or would you rather be a fish?

A fish won't do anything but swim in a brook
He can't write his name or read a book
To fool the people is his only thought
Yeah, but even though he's slippery he still gets caught

But then if that sort of life is what you wish
You may grow up to be a fish

And all the monkeys aren't in the zoo
Every day you meet quite a few
So you see, it's all up to you
You can be better than you are
You could be swinging on a star

Composed by Jimmy Van Heusen.
Lyrics by Johnny Burke.
Recorded by Bing Crosby with the Williams Brothers.
 

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