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Running Bear
Red Boot 3043
 
    
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Running Bear
 
Red Boot 3043
 


ID: 2318
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
Label information
Grid list of Red Boot recordings
Copies1
Vic's Rating4 (good)
Bpm126
Duration3:50
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Don Williamson
See Also
Cue Sheet

Sides face grand square
On the banks of the river
Stood Running Bear, young indian brave
On the other side of the river
Stood his lovely indian maid

Circle left
Little White Dove was her name
Left allemande, swing and promenade you see
But their tribes fought with each other
So their love could never be


FIGURE (twice for heads, twice for sides)    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads you promenade halfway around go
Well the sides do a right & left thru and then
Square thru 4 hands around the ring go
Dosado and do an eight chain 4
Running Bear loves Little White Dove
Swing the corner girl and promenade by
Running Bear loves Little White Dove
With a love that couldn't die


MIDDLE BREAK    Basic

4 ladies chain across the river
You rollaway and circle left
4 ladies rollaway and circle left go
Left allemande and weave the ring
In the moonlight he could see her
Throwing kisses across the waves
Her little heart was beating faster
Waiting for her indian brave


CLOSER    Basic

They tried to swim out to each other
But the water pulled them down
Now they'll always be together
In the happy hunting grounds

Circle left
Running Bear and Little White Dove
Left allemande, swing and promenade around
Yes, they'll always be together
In the happy hunting grounds


TAG

In the happy hunting grounds
 
Lyrics

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Running Bear
 
 

On the bank of the river stood Running Bear, young Indian brave
On the other side of the river stood his lovely Indian maid
Little White Dove was her name, such a lovely sight to see
But their tribes fought with each other, so their love could never be

Running Bear loved Little White Dove
With a love big as the sky
Running Bear loved Little White Dove
With a love that couldn't die

He couldn't swim the raging river 'cause the river was too wide
He couldn't reach the Little White Dove waiting on the other side
In the moonlight he could see her throwing kisses 'cross the waves
Her little heart was beating faster waiting for her Indian brave

Running Bear loved Little White Dove
With a love big as the sky
Running Bear loved Little White Dove
With a love that couldn't die

Running Bear dove in the water, Little White Dove did the same
And they swam out to each other through the swirling stream they came
As their hands touched and their lips met, the raging river pulled them down
Now they'll always be together in their happy hunting ground

Running Bear loved Little White Dove
With a love big as the sky
Running Bear loved Little White Dove
With a love that couldn't die

Lyrics by Jiles Perry Richardson (The Big Bopper).
Recorded by Johnny Preston; Sonny James.
 
Comments

 
Handle List
 473  Face (dir)  [Mainstream]
1470 In DIRECTION
548 Grand Square [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
429 Dosado [Basic]
121 Eight Chain (Thru|n) [Mainstream]
1482 4 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1700 Corner IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
880 Rollaway (With A Half Sashay) [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
880 Rollaway (With A Half Sashay) [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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