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Wabash Cannonball
Red Boot Star 1277
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Wabash Cannonball
Red Boot Star 1277

ID: 4695

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.dosado.com
Label information
Grid list of Red Boot Star recordings
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Media45 rpm vinyl

Jack O'Leary
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Cue Sheet


4 ladies promenade inside the ring you go
Get on home and swing your man, once around you know
Join hands circle left, get movin' round the hall
Allemande left your corner, weave the ring you all
Listen to the jingle, the runble and the roar
Swing your honey once around then promenade the floor
*Hear the mighty rush of engine, hear the lonesome hobo's call
You're racing through the jungle on the Wabash Cannonball

FIGURE    Plus, corner progression

Head couples promenade halfway round you go
Down the middle, star thru, pass thru you know
Swing thru with the outside two, boys run to the right
Ferris wheel, double pass thru
Track 2 (choo, choo), that corner swing
Allemande left new corner, then promenade the ring
She's long and she's handsome, and known quite well by all
A handsome combination called the Wabash Cannonball


*When this mighty race is over and the curtain round it falls
They'll carry me back to Dixie on the Wabash Cannonball


Then you bow to your partner and your corner too
That's it, that's it, that's all


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.

Wabash Cannonball

From the great Atlantic ocean to the wide Pacific shore
From the green Ol' Smoky Mountains
To the south land by the shore
She's mighty tall and handsome
And she's known quite well by all
She's a regular combination on the Wabash Cannonball

Just listen to the jingle, the rumble and the roar
As we glide across the woodlands
Through the hills and by the shore
Hear the mighty rush of the engines
Hear those lonesome hoboes call
We're gliding through the jungles on the Wabash Cannonball

Now the eastern states are dandy, so the western people say
From New York to St. Louis with Chicago by the way
From the hills of Minnesota where the rippling waters fall
No chances can be taken on the Wabash Cannonball


Here's to Daddy Klaxton
May his name forever stand
And always be remembered
Through the courts throughout the land
His earthly race is over
Now the curtains 'round him fall
We'll carry him home to victory
On the Wabash Cannonball


Lyrics by J. A. Roff.
Recorded by The Carter Family; Roy Acuff; many others.


Handle List
1436  Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1505 Step Ahead
1077 Star Thru [Basic]
735 Pass Thru [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
486 Ferris Wheel [Basic]
435 Double Pass Thru [Basic]
1172 Track 2 [Plus]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1700 Corner IDENTIFIER
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1724 Bow To (Partner/Corner)
1699 Partner IDENTIFIER
1724 Bow To (Partner/Corner)
1700 Corner IDENTIFIER

ID: 4695
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14-November-2019 21:51:26
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