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Midnight Special
Royal 603
 
    
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Midnight Special
 
Royal 603
 


ID: 13793

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TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.royal-records.com
Label information
Grid list of Royal recordings
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Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Jerry Story
 
Patty Greene

Hunter Keller
 
Dick Rueter
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
Well you wake up in the morning
Hear the church bells ring

Allemande on the corner and dosado here
Allemande on the corner and weave the ring
Let the Midnight Special
*Swing your lady, promenade (*Shine a light on me)
Let the Midnight Special
Shine its ever loving light on me


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

Heads (sides) promenade halfway
Down the middle and square thru 4
All the way and a right & left thru there
Veer to the left and ferris wheel once more
Square thru and you count 3 hands now
Swing your corner, promenade
Let the Midnight Special
Shine its ever loving light on me


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Let the Midnight Special
Shine its ever loving light on me
 
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.

The Midnight Special
 
 

Well, you wake up in the mornin'
You hear the big bell ring
And when you get down to the table
It's the same damn thing
Knife and fork is on the table, woo
Ain't nothin' in the pan
And if you says a word about it
You're in trouble with the man

Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me

Well if you ever go to Houston, Texas
Oh you better walk right
Oh well you better not quarrel
And you better not fight
Sheriff Johnson will arrest you
Oh he'll take you on down
And you can bet your bottom dollar
You're penitentiary bound

Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me

Well, yonder come [little Rosie]/[Winnie Mandela]
How in the world do you know?
Well, I can tell her by her apron
Or the dress she wore
Umbrella on her shoulder, woo
Piece of paper in her hand
She gonna write to the gov'nor
To turn loose her man

Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine a light on me

Lyrics by Huddie Ledbetter, John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax.
Recorded by Leadbelly Biscuits; Creedence Clearwater Revival; many others.
 
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Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
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)
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
1261 Veer (Right|Left) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
486 Ferris Wheel [Basic]
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1481 3 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1700 Corner IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

ID: 13793
   
   
   
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