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SLA Contra (St. Louis March)
Silver Sounds 163
 
    
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SLA Contra (St. Louis March)
 
ID: 3682
   Instrumental  

LabelSilver Sounds
WEB SITE www.silversoundsmusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Silver Sounds recordings
Number163
TypeSinging Call
Copies1
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration3:50
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)
Tony McUmber     recordings by Tony McUmber
Cue Sheet

OPENER - CLOSER    Basic

Four ladies promenade the ring
Get back home and give your man a swing
Join your hands and circle left go walking round the set
Left allemande and weave the ring
We're from St. Louis, yes we are!
Swing your lady round and promenade
Winter, summer, fall and spring, square dancing is our thing
In St. Louis, USA


FIGURE    Basic, R-H lady progression

Heads (sides) square thru 4, dosado the corner
Swing thru, boys run right
Ferris wheel, move it right along
Centers pass thru, left allemande
Walk by one, swing the next and promenade
*Famous for that arch, we are proud to do this march
In St. Louis, USA


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*Known for Union Station, in the heartland of the nation
We're St. Louis, USA


*We take great pride in our zoo, Forest Park, the Cardinals, too
We're St. Louis, USA


*Laclede gave us our name, Lucky Lindy brought us fame
We're St. Louis, USA


MIDDLE BREAK    Mainstream

Sides face grand square
We're from St. Louis, it's the best
Known as the Gateway to the West
In '93 you'll be our guest
That is our sincere request

Four ladies promenade, swing your man and promenade
Winter, summer, spring and fall, we welcome one and all
In St. Louis, USA


TAG

I know that you'll agree, the place to be in '93
Is St. Louis, USA

 
Lyrics 
Comments

The record title is SLA Contra, and it comes with cuesheets for both the contra by that name and a square dance singing call named St. Louis March. SLA is for St. Louis Arch. It is an original modern contra dance written by Tony & Beck McUmber in honor of the 42nd National Convention.
 
 

ID: 3682
   
   
   
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