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Swinging On A Star
 
 Bing Crosby with the Williams Brothers
Sting 380
 
 
ID: 13746

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TypeSinging CallSting
WEB SITEWeb site for "Sting" www.stingproductions.co.uk
Label information
Grid list of Sting recordings
Quantity0
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Paul Bristow
Paul Bristow
Piano Sheet Music
See Also
Music ByNashville studio musicians
Release DateOctober 2009
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

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
subject to all U.S. copyright laws and remain property of their respective owners.

Swinging On A Star

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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Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1670 4/4 (fraction)
1245 Turn Thru [Mainstream]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
1163 Touch 1/4 [Basic]
915 Scoot Back [Mainstream]
963 Single Hinge [Mainstream]
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
1175 Trade [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
1140 Tag The Line (full) (dir) [Mainstream]
473 Face (dir) [Mainstream]
1470 In DIRECTION
737 Pass The Ocean [Basic]
1442 Center(s) IDENTIFIER
1175 Trade [Basic]
1750 Recycle (generic) [Mainstream]
1077 Star Thru [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
473 Face (dir) [Mainstream]
1470 In DIRECTION
548 Grand Square [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]

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