Four ladies promenade go inside around Back home and swing your man around and around Hey, join handscircle go left around that ring Left allemande that corner, weave around that ring (Let me tell you) Way down on Bourbon Street, that's where you get the beat You swing that girl and promenade We'll hit all the hot spots; we'll see all the big shots Down on Bourbon Street
FIGURE Mainstream, corner progression
Headssquare thru four hands around will do You meet the sides and do the right & left thru Swing thru come a two-by-two, boy run right and then Half tag and scoot back you do Boy run right around, square thru 3 hands around that ring Swing that corner, promenade * Hey, promenade go round the hall Down where they say "you all" On Bourbon Street in New Orleans
* You promenade round that ring March right in to New Orleans That's Bourbon Street in New Orleans
Yeah, down on Bourbon Street
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Let's fly down or drive down
To New Orleans.
That city has pretty
I'll take you, parade you
Down Bourbon Street.
There's a lot of hot spots,
You'll see lots of big shots,
Down on Bourbon Street.
Lyrics by Paul Adolph Barbarin. Recorded by Al Hirt; Olympia Brass Band; Chris Barber; many others.