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There Ain't No Good Chain Gang
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There Ain't No Good Chain Gang
 
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ID: 2573
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
Label information
Grid list of Show Me recordings
Copies6
Vic's Rating3 (average)
Bpm133
Duration3:41
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Bill Volner
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Four ladies promenade round the land
Get back home, swing with your man
Join hands and circle left around you go
Allemande that corner, weave the ring
There ain't no good in an evil hearted woman
Swing the partner, then you promenade
And you don't go writing hot checks down in Mississippi
Cause there ain't no good chain gang


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

The head 2 couples square thru you know
And around the corner lady, dosado
Why don't you swing thru tonight
Boys run right, bend the line
And do the right & left thru
Why don't you flutter wheel, go full around that ring
And then slide thru, swing and promenade
And you don't go writing hot checks down in Mississippi
Cause there ain't no good chain gang
 
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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There Ain't No Good Chain Gang
 
 

I'll bet it ain't rainin' back home
I'll bet your sister's still on the phone
Momma's in the kitchen, cooking fried chicken
Wishing that I hadn't done wrong

Don't you worry about us none now momma
Everything's gonna be all right, momma
They're teaching us a lot of new things in here
Things like...

Chorus
There ain't no good in an evil hearted woman
And I ain't cut out to be no Jesse James
And you don't go writin hot checks, down in Mississippi
And there ain't no good chain gang

Papa's readin' yesterday's mail
Wishin' that the hay was all bailed
I'll bet he's a-wishin' he could go fishin'
And here I am a-laying in jail

Don't you worry about us now, Papa
They're teaching us a lesson a day, we're learning pretty well, too
We've already learned a whole lot of stuff already
Things like...

Chorus

Lyrics by Hal Bynum and Dave Kirby.
Recorded by Waylon Jennings; Johnny Cash.
 
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Handle List
1436  Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
429 Dosado [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
161 Bend The Line [Basic]
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
508 Flutter Wheel [Basic]
988 Slide Thru [Mainstream]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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