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Floatin' Down To Cotton Town
 
 The American Quartet; Fats Waller; Frankie Laine; Chet Atkins
Pulse 1010
 
 
ID: 2906
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Quantity9
Vic's Rating5 (excellent)
Bpm131
Duration3:37
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Bruce Johnson
Bruce Johnson
Piano Sheet Music
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OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Hey do a left allemande, go right & left
Turn back one, turn a right hand round that pet and make a
Wrong way thar, men back up round the land
Shoot that star, left allemande, why don't ya weave the land
We're floatin' down, my honey, floatin' down
Swing your baby, promenade on down
You promenade 'em hand in hand, back to good old Dixieland
Floatin' down to Cotton Town


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads right & left thru, and then you whirlaway
Slide thru to face the sides, swing thru I say
Boys run to the right, wheel & deal and then
You make a right hand star and turn exactly once and then
Those girls turn back, swing the corner waitin' there
Left allemande, come back and promenade
*Promenade those cajun queens, all the way to New Orleans
Floatin' down to Cotton Town


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*Promenade 'em down the trails where they load dem cotton bales

*Promenade you belles 'n' beaus, while that showboat whistle blows

*Promenade where dogwood bloom, and they love a rebel tune

*Promenade where banjos play in that good old fashioned way

*Promenade 'em home with ease to the land of black-eyed peas


TAG

Floatin' down the river, down that good old Swanee River
Floatin' down to Cotton Town
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.

Floatin' Down To Cotton Town

I just dropped in to see you all and say
I leave today, I'm on my way
I'm goin' back to sunny Dixieland
That's why I came to shake you by the hand
The minute when I cross that Dixie Line
No more I'll pine, won't that be fine?
Mister Captain, don't fail me, just hurry and sail me
To that gal of mine

Floatin' down, my honey, floatin' down
Floatin' on the river down Cotton Town
Just hear that whistle toot toot tootin' away
And those darkies singin', banjos ringin' 'till the break of day
Honey lamb, my little honey lamb
I'll come back to you in Alabam'
While fields of sugar cane seem to welcome me again
Floatin' down to Cotton Town

Just see those southern roses 'long the shore
There's just one more I'm longing for
The cotton blossoms in the moonlight fair
Remind me of my mammy's snow white hair
Just hear that music 'neath the southern moon
While darkies croon a Dixie tune
Mister Captain you've hurried, but don't keep me worried
Land me there right soon

Floatin' down, my honey, floatin' down
Floatin' on the river down Cotton Town
Just hear that whistle toot toot tootin' away
And those darkies singin', banjos ringin' 'till the break of day
Honey lamb, my little honey lamb
I'll come back to you in Alabam'

I saw a field of blossoms, and they've been long forgotten
I saw my dear old mammy standing by the cabin door

While fields of sugar cane seem to welcome me again
Floatin' down to Cotton Town

Composed by F. Henri Klickmann.
Lyrics by Jack Frost.
Recorded by The American Quartet; Fats Waller; Frankie Laine; Chet Atkins; many others.
 
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Handle List
1429  Allemande Left  [Basic]
2063 Go Forward (N)
1480 2 (number)
2064 Go Backward (N)
1479 1 (number)
1472 Right DIRECTION
1703 (Right|Left) Arm Turn [Basic]
1725 Wrong Way [Basic]
1496 Thar FORMATION
937 Shoot The Star [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
880 Rollaway (With A Half Sashay) [Basic]
988 Slide Thru [Mainstream]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1279 Wheel & Deal [Basic]
2048 Special Star 3 (Facing to Belles UTB)
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
1256 U-Turn Back [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

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