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Wabash Cannonball
Riverboat 733
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Wabash Cannonball
Riverboat 733

ID: 18992

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TypeSinging CallRiverboat
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Grid list of Riverboat recordings
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)

Jack O'Leary
Jack O'Leary
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Cue Sheet


Four ladies promenade, one time around you go
Well, you get on home and swing your man, one time around you know
Join hands, circle left, get a-movin' 'round the hall
Allemande the corner girl, gonna weave the ring you all
Well, listen to the jingle, the rumble and the roar
Swing a honey go once around and promenade that floor
Hear the mighty rush of engine, hear the lonesome hobo's call
You're racing through the jungle on the Wabash Cannonball

FIGURE    Plus, corner progression

Head couple gonna promenade a-halfway 'round you go
Go down the middle and star thru and pass thru you know
Well, swing thru the outside two and the boy run to the right
Do a ferris wheel...double pass thru
Track 2...Choo! Choo!, that corner swing
Everybody do an allemande left, come back and promenade
Hear the mighty rush of engine, hear the lonesome hobo's call
You're racing through the jungle on the Wabash Cannonball


Bow to the partner, the corner too - that's it!
That's it! That's all!

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.

Wabash Cannonball

From the great Atlantic ocean to the wide Pacific shore
From the green Ol' Smoky Mountains
To the south land by the shore
She's mighty tall and handsome
And she's known quite well by all
She's a regular combination on the Wabash Cannonball

Just listen to the jingle, the rumble and the roar
As we glide across the woodlands
Through the hills and by the shore
Hear the mighty rush of the engines
Hear those lonesome hoboes call
We're gliding through the jungles on the Wabash Cannonball

Now the eastern states are dandy, so the western people say
From New York to St. Louis with Chicago by the way
From the hills of Minnesota where the rippling waters fall
No chances can be taken on the Wabash Cannonball


Here's to Daddy Klaxton
May his name forever stand
And always be remembered
Through the courts throughout the land
His earthly race is over
Now the curtains 'round him fall
We'll carry him home to victory
On the Wabash Cannonball


Lyrics by J. A. Roff.
Recorded by The Carter Family; Roy Acuff; many others.

Formerly RBS 1277
Handle List
1436  Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1505 Step Ahead
1077 Star Thru [Basic]
735 Pass Thru [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
486 Ferris Wheel [Basic]
435 Double Pass Thru [Basic]
1172 Track 2 [Plus]
1111 Swing [A2]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1724 Bow To (Partner/Corner)
1699 Partner IDENTIFIER

last modified: 2020-02-06 at 21:38:53
ID: 18992

03-April-2020 22:55:00
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