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This Old House
Bogan 1240
 
    
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This Old House
 
ID: 2458
   Instrumental  

LabelBogan
WEB SITE www.buddyweavermusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Bogan recordings
Number1240
TypeSinging Call
Copies3
Vic's Rating3 (average)
Bpm130
Duration3:39
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)
John Johnston     recordings by John Johnston
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

4 ladies chain across, turn this girl and don't get lost
Join hands and make that ring, circle to the left and hear me sing
Roll away with a half sashay, circle left in the same old way
Roll away with a half sashay, circle left and hear me say
Allemande left with your left hand, partner right and a right & left grand
Grand right & left around, now promenade that town
Ain't got time to oil those hinges, nor mend that window pane
Ain't gonna need this house no longer, I'm getting ready to meet the saints


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

1 & 3 lead to the right, circle up 4 around the track
Head men break and make that line, move up to the middle and back
Swing thru 2 by 2, spin the top now when you're through
Do a dosado it's once around and then pass thru
You swing with the corner lady there, and go left allemande
Come back one promenade, go walking with your date
Ain't got time to oil those hinges, nor mend that window pane
Ain't gonna need this house no longer, I'm getting ready to meet the saints

 
Lyrics

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This Old House Lyrics ID: 273

This ole house once knew my children
This ole house once knew my wife
This ole house was home and comfort
As we fought the storms of life
This ole house once rang with laughter
This ole house heard many shouts
Now she trembles in the darkness
When the lightnin' walks about

Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer
Ain't a-gonna need this house no more
Ain't got time to fix the shingles
Ain't got time to fix the floor
Ain't got time to oil the hinges
Nor to mend the window pane
Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer
I'm a-gettin' ready to meet the saints

This ole house is a-gettin' shaky
This ole house is a-gettin' old
This ole house lets in the rain
This ole house lets in the cold
On my knees I'm gettin' chilly
But I feel no fear nor pain
'Cause I see an angel peekin'
Through a broken window pane

Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer
Ain't a-gonna need this house no more
Ain't got time to fix the shingles
Ain't got time to fix the floor
Ain't got time to oil the hinges
Nor to mend the window pane
Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer
I'm a-gettin' ready to meet the saints

This ole house is afraid of thunder
This ole house is afraid of storms
This ole house just groans and trembles
When the night wind flings its arms
This old house is gettin' feeble
This ole house is needin' paint
Just like me its tuckered out
But I'm a-gettin' ready to meet the saints

Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer
Ain't a-gonna need this house no more
Ain't got time to fix the shingles
Ain't got time to fix the floor
Ain't got time to oil the hinges
Nor to mend the window pane
Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer
I'm a-gettin' ready to meet the saints

This ole house dog lies a-sleepin'
He don't know I'm gonna leave
Else he'd wake up by the fireplace
And he'd sit there and howl and grieve
But my huntin' days are over
Ain't gonna hunt the 'coon no more
Gabriel done brought in my chariot
When the wind blew down the door

Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer
Ain't a-gonna need this house no more
Ain't got time to fix the shingles
Ain't got time to fix the floor
Ain't got time to oil the hinges
Nor to mend the window pane
Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer
I'm a-gettin' ready to meet the saints

Lyrics by Stuart Hamblen.
Recorded by Rosemary Clooney.
 

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