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Bill Bailey
 
Top 25017
 


ID: 1543
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.squaredancemusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Top recordings
Copies7
Vic's Rating4 (good)
Bpm131
Duration3:34
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)
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Old Call(s)
Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic, corner progression

Walk all around your corner lady
See saw round your taw
4 little ladies, you can chain 3/4 round the hall
Take 'em out with an arm around
Whirl away a 1/2 sashay
Go right & left grand around
Until you hear me say
You dosado your honey there
Your corners allemande
Come back and promenade, go round the ring
You promenade the ring
Get that lady home and swing
Bill Bailey, won't you please come home


FIGURE    Basic, R-H lady progression

The head (side) two couples square thru
Sides swing once around
Right & left thru the outside two
Turn those girls around
Dive thru and dosado
To an ocean wave you do
You rock it - go up and back
Then do the right & left thru
You pass thru, left allemande
Walk right by your own
Swing the next little lady round and round
You promenade the ring
Can't you hear those ladies sing
Bill Bailey, won't you please come 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.

Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey
 
 

One summer's day
Sun was shinin' fine
The lady love of old Bill Bailey
Was hangin' clothes on the line
In her back yard
And weepin' hard
She married a B&O brakeman
That took and throwed her down
Bellerin' like a prune-fed calf
With a big gang hanging round
And to that crowd
She hollered loud

Won't you come home, Bill Bailey
Won't you come home?
She moans the whole day long
I'll do the cookin', darling
I'll pay the rent
I know I've done you wrong
'member that rainy eve that
I threw you out
With nothing but a fine-tooth comb?
I know I'm to blame
Well, ain't that a shame
Bill Bailey won't you please come home

Bill drove by that door
In an automobile
A great big diamond, coach and footman
Hear that lady squeal
He's all alone
I heard her groan
She hollered through the door
Bill Bailey, is you sore?
Stop a minute, listen to me
Won't I see you no more?
Bill winks his eye
As he heard her cry:

Won't you come home, Bill Bailey
Won't you come home?
She moans the whole day long
I'll do the cookin', darling
I'll pay the rent
I know I've done you wrong
'member that rainy eve that
I threw you out
With nothing but a fine-tooth comb?
I know I'm to blame
Well, ain't that a shame
Bill Bailey won't you please come home

Lyrics by Hughie Cannon.
Recorded by Bobby Darin (1960); and many others.
 
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Handle List
1453  All Around The Corner  [Basic]
921 See Saw [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1489 3/4 (fraction)
880 Rollaway (With A Half Sashay) [Basic]
1356 Right & Left Grand [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
1111 Swing [A2]
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
412 Dive Thru [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1399 Step To A Wave [Basic]
519 Forward & Back [Basic]
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
735 Pass Thru [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1728 Walk By (n)
1479 1 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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