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Gold Star 701
 
    
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Golden Rocket
Gold Star 701
 


ID: 14808
   Instrumental  

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.dosado.com
Label information
Grid list of Gold Star recordings
Copies2
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Cal Golden
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER   

Four little ladies chain I say
3/4 round in the usual way
Join hands and make a great big ring
Circle to the left
Allemande left, allemande thar
Go right and left and make a star
Men back up and make a right hand star
Shoot that star full turn around
Slip the clutch, left allemande
Come back and promenade her home
*I'm tired of runnin' on the same old track
*Bought a one-way ticket and I won't be back
This golden rocket is a rollin' my blues away


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

1 & 3 promenade halfway around the ring I say
Down the middle and do a right & left thru, turn your girl
Star thru, pass thru, swing thru two by two
Boys run right, couples circulate
Wheel & deal, dive thru
Square thru 3/4 around and
Swing that corner and promenade
*I want a good engine a runnin' on time
*So baby I'm switching to another line
This golden rocket is a rollin' my blues away


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*That old conductor, he seemed to know
You've done me wrong, I was feeling low


*I kissed my baby in the station door
That whistle blew like it never before


*Now from your call board, erase my name
Your fire's run out and you've lost your flame


*Hear a thunder on through the night
This golden rocket is doing me right


*The brakeman started singing a song
Said you're worried now, but it won't be long

 
Lyrics

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The Golden Rocket
 
 

From old Montana down to Alabam'
I've been before and I'll travel again
You triflin' women can't keep a good man down
You dealt the cards, but you missed the play
Now hit the road and be on your way
I'm gonna board the Golden Rocket and leave this town

I was a good engine a-runnin' on time
But baby I'm switchin' to another line
So honey never hang your signal out for me
I'm tired of runnin' on the same old track
I bought a one-way ticket and I won't be back
This Golden Rocket's gonna roll my blues away

Hear that lonesome whistle blow
That's your cue and by now you know
That I got another true lover waitin' in Tennessee
This Midnight Special's a-burnin' the rail
So woman don't try to follow my trail
This Golden Rocket's gonna roll my blues away

Hear her thunder on through the night
This Golden Rocket is a-doin' me right
And that sunny old Southland sure is a part of me
Now from your call-board erase my name
Your fire went out, you done lost your flame
And this Golden Rocket is a-rollin' my blues away

That old conductor, he seemed to know
That you'd done me wrong, I was feelin' low
For he yelled aloud, "We're over that Dixon Line"
The brakeman started singing a song
Said "You're worried now, but it won't be long
This Golden Rocket is leavin' your blues behind."

Then the porter yelled with his southern drawl
Let's "rise and shine, good mornin', you-all"
And I sprang to my feet to greet the new-born day
As I kissed my baby in the station door
That whistle blew like it never before
On the Golden Rocket that rolled my blues away

Lyrics by Hank Snow.
Recorded by Hank Snow.
 

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