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Sloop John B
Rhythm 291
 
    
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Sloop John B
 
Rhythm 291
 


ID: 14536

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MediaMP3
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Mike Seastrom
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Cue Sheet

OPENER    Mainstream

Sides face grand square
We come on the sloop John B
My grandfather and me
Around Nassau town we did roam

Allemande left and weave
Drinking all night
Got into a fight
I feel so broke up
I want to go home


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads promenade halfway
Sides square thru I say
All the way and do the right & left thru
Eight chain 6
Sheriff John Stone
Why don't you leave me alone

Swing and promenade
I feel so broke up
I want to go home


MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Mainstream

Sides face grand square
So hoist up the John B sails
See how the mainsail's set
Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home

Allemande left and weave
I want to go home
Why don't you let me go home
This is the worst trip
I've ever been on


TAG

Four ladies chain, across and back
I feel so broke up, I want to go home
 
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 John B. Sails (aka "The Sloop John B.")
 
 

We come on the sloop John B
My grandfather and me
Around Nassau town we did roam
Drinking all night
Got into a fight
Well I feel so broke up
I want to go home

So hoist up the John B's sail
See how the mainsail sets
Call for the Captain ashore
Let me go home, let me go home
I wanna go home, yeah yeah
Well I feel so broke up
I wanna go home

The first mate he got drunk
And broke in the Cap'n's trunk
The constable had to come and take him away
Sheriff John Stone
Why don't you leave me alone, yeah yeah
Well I feel so broke up I wanna go home

So hoist up the John B's sail
See how the mainsail sets
Call for the Captain ashore
Let me go home, let me go home
I wanna go home, let me go home
Why don't you let me go home

Hoist up the John B
I feel so broke up I wanna go home
Let me go home

The poor cook he caught the fits
And threw away all my grits
And then he took and he ate up all of my corn
Let me go home
Why don't they let me go home
This is the worst trip I've ever been on

So hoist up the John B's sail
See how the mainsail sets
Call for the Captain ashore
Let me go home, let me go home
I wanna go home, let me go home
Why don't you let me go home

Lyrics by Lee Hays and Carl Sandburg.
Recorded by The Kingston Trio; The Weavers; The Beach Boys; many others.
 
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Handle List
1432  Side(s) IDENTIFIER
473 Face (dir) [Mainstream]
1470 In DIRECTION
548 Grand Square [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
121 Eight Chain (Thru|n) [Mainstream]
1484 6 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [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]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]

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