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May The Circle Be Unbroken
Grenn 12137
 
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May The Circle Be Unbroken
 
Grenn 12137
 


ID: 4919
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging CallGrenn
WEB SITE www.squaredancemusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Grenn recordings
Copies4
Vic's Rating4 (good)
Bpm134
Duration3:36
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Skip Smith
Skip Smith
 
Dick Leger
Dick Leger
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Cue Sheet

BREAK    Basic

Allemande left with an allemande thar, go right & left now
The boys back in, you've got an allemande thar
Shoot that star, full turn, your corner box the gnat
Dosado her then weave the ring like that
May the circle be unbroken
Dosado and promenade
May the circle be unbroken
In the sky, Lord, in the sky


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

Side ladies chain, sides square thru 5 hands
Heads promenade 3/4 round the ring
3/4 round now, swing the corner
Yes, you swing, then circle round the ring
May the circle be unbroken
Allemande left, grand right & left you fly
When you meet her, promenade her
To her new home in the sky
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.

Will The Circle Be Unbroken
 
 

I was standin' by my window
On a cold and cloudy day
When I saw that hearse come rollin'
And it took my mother away

Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, by and by
There's a better home awaitin'
In the sky Lord, in the sky

Lord, I told that undertaker
"Undertaker please drive slow
For that lady that your takin'
Lord, I hate to see her go"

Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, by and by
There's a better home awaitin'
In the sky Lord, in the sky

I will follow close behind her
Try to hold up and be brave
But I could not hide my sorrow
When they laid her in her grave

Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, by and by
There's a better home awaiting
In the sky Lord, in the sky

Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, by and by
There's a better home awaiting
In the sky Lord, in the sky

Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, by and by



Original lyrics:

There are loved ones in the glory
Whose dear forms you often miss.
When you close your earthly story,
Will you join them in their bliss?

CHORUS:

Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, by and by?
Is a better home awaiting
In the sky, in the sky?

In the joyous days of childhood
Oft they told of wondrous love
Pointed to the dying Savior;
Now they dwell with Him above.

(Chorus)

You remember songs of heaven
Which you sang with childish voice.
Do you love the hymns they taught you,
Or are songs of earth your choice?

(Chorus)

You can picture happy gath'rings
Round the fireside long ago,
And you think of tearful partings
When they left you here below.

(Chorus)

One by one their seats were emptied.
One by one they went away.
Now the family is parted.
Will it be complete one day?

(Chorus)

Composed by Charles H. Gabriel.
Lyrics by Ada R. Habershon.
Recorded by Arlo Guthrie; many others.
 
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Handle List
 135  Allemande Left To An Allemande Thar  [Basic]
937 Shoot The Star [Basic]
1975 (Shoot The Star) Full Turn
179 Box The Gnat [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1483 5 (number)
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1489 3/4 (fraction)
1111 Swing [A2]
1111 Swing [A2]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1356 Right & Left Grand [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

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