Circle left *Way back in 1810, Prince Louie invited all his friends To the biggest wedding party in the land Men star by the right one time around tonight Left allemande and weave the ring (Put on your) Lederhosen, (eat your) snickerdoodle Swing the lady there and promenade Eins, zwei, drei and ein Prosit (Who put) the Oomp in the Oom-pah-pah?
*The mayor taps that big old keg, Schuhplatters can't feel their legs They are out of sauerkraut in the barn
*Wolfgang and Heidi, they get into a fighty While someone steals the pretzels and the beer
FIGURE Mainstream, corner progression
Heads (sides)promenade halfway Sides (heads)right & left thru Sides (heads)flutter wheel, sweep 1/4 Centerspass thru, eight chain 4 **Dust off our Glockenspiels, wipe down the Flugelhorns Swing the lady and promenade her home Ziggy Zaggy, Ziggy Zaggy, hoi hoi hoi Welcome to Oktoberfest
**Don't eat the schnitzel, they're using Schnauzer!
**My pacemaker's on the fritz and everyone here is blitzed
**Pass the Wienerschnitzel and blow it out your goat horn
I put the Oomp in the Oom-pah-pah!
Translations and meanings:
eins zwei drei = 1 2 3; ein Prosit = a toast;
g'suffa= down the hatchet; Oma und Opa = Gramma and Grampa;
schuhplattlers are German Dancers; Wilkommen zum Oktoberfest =
Welcome to Octoberfest;
ZIGGY ZAGGY HOI HOI HOI is an old German drinking chant at every Oktoberfest and beer
garden. The announcer yells ZIGGY ZAGGY and the crowd screams HEY HEY HEY.
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