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Clayton Delaney
 
 Tom T. Hall
Wild West 1-64
 
ID: 2209

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TypeSinging CallWild West
Label information
Grid list of Wild West recordings
Quantity0
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Steve Moore
Steve Moore
See Also
Old Call(s)
Music ByThe Sound People, Inc.
Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK    Basic

Circle left
Well I remember the year that Clayton Delaney died
The men star right go one time around and then
Left allemande and weave
Clayton made a big impression on me
Dosado with the lady, promenade
(Yodel)


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

Heads (sides) square thru 4 hands and honey
Dosado, well look her in the eye, curlique
Check an ocean wave, swing thru, around you do
Centers trade, boys run right
Square thru 3 hands around
You're gonna swing your lady, promenade
(Yodel)


CLOSER    Mainstream

Sides face, grand square
I remember the year that Clayton Delaney died
I remember that I went right out in the woods and I cried

Circle left
Well, Clayton made a big impression on me
Left allemande the corner lady, promenade
(Yodel)


TAG

(Yodel)
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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The Year That Clayton Delaney Died
 
 

I remember the year that Clayton Delaney died
They said for the last two weeks that he suffered and cried
It made a big impression on me although I was a barefoot kid
They said he got religion at the end and I'm glad that he did

Clayton was the best guitar picker in our town
I thought he was a hero and I used to follow Clayton around
I often wondered why Clayton who seemed so good to me
Never took his guitar and made it down in Tennessee

Well daddy said he drank a lot but I could never understand
I knew he used to pick up in Ohio with a five piece band
Clayton used to tell me "son, you'd better put that ol' guitar away
There ain't no money in it, it will lead you to an early grave"

I guess if I'd admit it, Clayton taught me how to drink booze
I can see him half stoned a-pickin' out the Lovesick Blues
When Clayton died I made him a promise, I was going to carry on somehow
I'd give a hundred dollars if he could only see me now

I remember the year that Clayton Delaney died
Nobody ever knew it, but I went out in the woods and I cried
While I know there's a lot of big preachers that know a lot more than I do
It could be that the good Lord likes a little pickin', too

Yeah I remember the year that Clayton Delaney died

Lyrics by Tom T. Hall.
Recorded by Tom T. Hall.
 
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Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
1875 5/4 (fraction)
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
429 Dosado [Basic]
1163 Touch 1/4 [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1442 Center(s) IDENTIFIER
1175 Trade [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1481 3 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
473 Face (dir) [Mainstream]
1470 In DIRECTION
548 Grand Square [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

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