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Workin' Man Blues
 
 Merle Haggard
Royal 199
 
 
ID: 15953
   Instrumental  
 
   Vocal  
 

TypeSinging CallRoyal
WEB SITEWeb site for "Royal" www.royal-records.com
Label information
Grid list of Royal recordings
Quantity1
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
MediaMP3
Artist(s)

Jerry Story
Jerry Story
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Cue Sheet
 

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
Hey hey, the working man, the working man like me
I ain't never been on welfare, that's one place I won't be

Allemande the corner girl do a dosado
Allemande your corner and weave the ring
And I'll be working long as these two hands are fit to use
I drink a little beer in a tavern and
Sing a little bit of these working man blues


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads (Sides) square thru
Right & left thru
Swing thru, boy run right
Half tag, scoot back
Boy run around the girl
Square thru 3
Boy run right
Swing the corner and all promenade
I have a little fun in the evenin'
Sing a little bit of these working man blues
Lyrics

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Workin' Man Blues
 
 

It's a big job just gettin' by with nine kids and a wife
But I been a workin' man dang near all my life
And I'll keep on working long as my two hands are fit to use
I'll drink my beer in a tavern
Sing a little bit of these working man blues

I keep my nose on the grindstone, work hard every day
I might get a little tired on the weekend, after I draw my pay
But I'll go back workin', come Monday morning I'm right back with the crew
I'll drink a little beer that evening
Sing a little bit of these working man blues

Sometimes I think about leaving, do a little bummin' around
I wanna throw my bills out the window catch a train to another town
But I'll go back working, I gotta buy my kids a brand new pair of shoes
I drink a little beer in a tavern
Cry a little bit of these working man blues

Here comes that working man!

Hey hey, the working man, the working man like me
I ain't never been on welfare, 'n' that's one place I won't be
Cause I'll be working long as my two hands are fit to use
I'll drink my beer in a tavern
Sing a little bit of these working man blues

Yeah, drink a little beer in a tavern
Cry a little bit of these working man blues

Lyrics by Merle Haggard.
Recorded by Merle Haggard.
 
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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]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
80 1/2 Tag (The Line) [Mainstream]
915 Scoot Back [Mainstream]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1481 3 (number)
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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