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Coney Island Washboard Gal
Grenn 12089
 
    
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Coney Island Washboard Gal
 
Grenn 12089
 


ID: 2718
   Instrumental  
   Vocal  

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.squaredancemusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Grenn recordings
Copies12
Vic's Rating5 (excellent)
Bpm129
Duration3:43
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Earl Johnston
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

4 little ladies chain across that ring
Turn and chain the ladies right back home again
Join hands and circle go walking around that ring
Left allemande then you weave around I sing
Weave that ring go in and out when you meet your girl
Dosado go once around then promenade that world
She's kinda short and real cute to boot
She's my Coney Island washboard gal


FIGURE    Plus, corner progression

1 & 3 square thru 4 hands around you go
Around that corner, dosado
Swing thru and then girls fold behind that man
Peel off, couples circulate 1 place around and then
Wheel & deal, pass thru, trade by and swing
Left allemande that corner you promenade that ring
Promenade like that, go walking down that track
With your Coney Island washboard gal


OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER (ALTERNATE)   

All 4 ladies chain across the ring
You turn and chain them right back home again
Walk all around the corner, see saw your own
Men star by the right and travel once around tonight
Turn your partner left and then your corner dosado
You run home and swing and promenade
She washed a hole right through the knees of
a brand-new pair of BVDs
My Coney Island washboard gal


FIGURE (ALTERNATE)   

Heads right & left thru, sides do the same
The heads square thru 4 hands inside the ring
Get to the corner dosado, all the way round you go
Make a wave and balance up and back, all 8 circulate
Star thru and right & left thru, turn a girl you know
Slide thru, swing a little girl around and promenade
You promenade her high and wide
Won't she make a lovely bride
That Coney Island washboard gal


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That Coney Island washboard gal
 
Lyrics

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.

Coney Island Washboard
 
 

Down by the beach there's the cutest little peach
And I must say she has the cutest way
Playing a chord upon her washboard
Folks would gather 'round from everywhere in town
Just to hear that sound! On a...

Coney Island washboard she would play,
You could hear her on the boardwalk every day
Soapsuds all around, bubbles on the ground
Rub a dub a dub in her little tub all those tunes she found
Thimbles on her fingers made a noise
She played Charleston on the laundry for the boys
She could rag a tune right through the knees
Of a brand new pair of BVDs,
Coney Island Washboard roundelay

Lyrics by Ned Nestor, Claude Shugart, Hampton Durand, Jerry Adams.
Recorded by Hoagy Carmichael; Firehouse Five Plus Two; Mills Brothers; many others.
 

Comments

 
Handle List
1482  4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
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]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
509 (anyone) Fold [Mainstream]
746 Peel Off [Plus]
274 Couples Circulate [Basic]
1279 Wheel & Deal [Basic]
735 Pass Thru [Basic]
1177 Trade By [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1467 All IDENTIFIER
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1453 All Around The Corner [Basic]
921 See Saw [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
1670 4/4 (fraction)
1699 Partner IDENTIFIER
1473 Left DIRECTION
1703 (Right|Left) Arm Turn [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
429 Dosado [Basic]
1399 Step To A Wave [Basic]
154 Balance [Basic]
1467 All IDENTIFIER
242 Circulate [Basic]
1077 Star Thru [Basic]
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
988 Slide Thru [Mainstream]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

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