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Grandma's Feather Bed
Crown 108
 
    
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Grandma's Feather Bed
 
Crown 108
 


ID: 1449
   Instrumental  

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.crownrecords.org
Label information
Grid list of Crown recordings
Copies1
Vic's Rating5 (excellent)
Bpm121
Duration3:52
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Matt Worley
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Walk around the corner, partner left dopaso
Her by the left, corner right, partner left and go
Make an allemande thar, men swing in and back on down the line
Slip the clutch, left allemande, weave around the ring
It was nine feet high, six feet wide, soft as a downy chick
Swing your lady around and promenade you bet
It would hold eight kids and four hound dogs
And a piggy we stole from the shed
We didn't get much sleep, but we had a lot of fun
On Grandma's feather bed


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Head two couples promenade go halfway around the ring
Down the middle, square thru 4 hands I sing
Four hands around and then, swing thru and go
The boys run to the right, all the couples circulate
Half tag, scoot back, scoot back again
Star thru and then, promenade the ring
It would hold eight kids and four hound dogs
And a piggy we stole from the shed
We didn't get much sleep, but we had a lot of fun
On Grandma's feather bed


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We didn't get much sleep, but we had a lot of fun
On Grandma's feather bed

 
Lyrics

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Grandma's Feather Bed
 
 

When I was a little bitty boy
Just up off the floor
We used to go down to Grandma's house
Every month end or so
We had chicken pie and country ham
And homemade butter on the bread
But the best darn thing about Grandma's house
Was her great big feather bed

It was nine feet high and six feet wide
Soft as a downy chick
It was made from the feathers of forty 'leven geese
Took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick
It'd hold eight kids, four hound dogs
And a piggy we stole from the shed
We didn't get much sleep but we had a lot of fun
On Grandma's feather bed

After the supper we'd sit around the fire
The old folks'd spit and chew
Pa would talk about the farm and the war
And my Granny'd sing a ballad or two
I'd sit and listen and watch the fire
Till the cobwebs filled my head
Next thing I knew I'd wake up in the morning
In the middle of the old feather bed

It was nine feet high and six feet wide
Soft as a downy chick
It was made from the feathers of forty 'leven geese
Took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick
It'd hold eight kids, four hound dogs
And a piggy we stole from the shed
We didn't get much sleep but we had a lot of fun
On Grandma's feather bed

Well I love my Ma, an' I love my Pa
Love Granny and Grandpa too
Been fishing with my uncle, I wrestled with my cousin
I even kissed Aunt Lou - oooh!
But if ever had to make a choice
I guess it ought to be said
That I'd trade them all plus the gal down the road
For Grandma's feather bed

It was nine feet high and six feet wide
Soft as a downy chick
It was made from the feathers of forty 'leven geese
Took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick
It'd hold eight kids, four hound dogs
And a piggy we stole from the shed
We didn't get much sleep but we had a lot of fun
On Grandma's feather bed

Lyrics by Jim Connor.
Recorded by John Denver.
 

Comments

Contains a "blended" movement: Scoot Back followed by Star Thru.
 
 
Handle List
1453  All Around The Corner  [Basic]
428 Do Paso [Basic]
1828 (anything) To An Allemande Thar [Basic]
992 Slip The Clutch [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)
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
274 Couples Circulate [Basic]
80 1/2 Tag (The Line) [Mainstream]
915 Scoot Back [Mainstream]
915 Scoot Back [Mainstream]
2130 Blended CONCEPT
1077 Star Thru [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

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