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Preacher And The Bear
MacGregor 954
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Preacher And The Bear
MacGregor 954

ID: 5220

TypeSinging Call
Label information
Grid list of MacGregor recordings
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Media45 rpm vinyl

Chuck Raley
Cue Sheet


Dosado the corner and left hand turn your maid
Ladies center back-to-back, gents you promenade
Go once around and the girls fall in, follow behind your man
Gents roll back, left allemande, partner right & left grand
Oh, lawdy, won't you dosado that girl
Oh, lawdy, won't you swing and whirl and then
You promenade with the pretty girl and get on around the square
For goodness sakes, if you don't help me
Don't you help that bear

FIGURE    Mainstream, unknown progression

Well the head 2 couples up and back, dosado the opposite around
Face the sides, right & left thru and turn that gal around
Eight chain 4 across the square, count 4 hands you do
Go right & left thru with the outside two and then you star thru
Swing the corner lady and you promenade from there
You promenade with the pretty little girl and you get on around the square
Oh, lawdy, if you don't help me
For goodness sakes, don't you help that bear


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.

The Preacher And The Bear

A preacher went out a-huntin'
'Twas on one Sunday morn
I thought it was against his religion
But he took his gun along

He shot himself some very fine quail
And one big frizzly hare
And on his way returning home
He met a great big grizzly bear

Well, the bear marched out in the middle of the road
And he waltzed to the coon, you see
The coon got so excited
That he climbed a persimmon tree

The bear sat down upon the ground
And the coon climb'd out on a limb
He cast his eyes to the Lord in the sky
And these words said to Him:

Oh Lord, didn't you deliver Daniel from the lion's den?
Also delivered Jonah from the belly of the whale and then
Three Hebrew chillun from the fiery furnace?
So the Good Book do declare

Now Lord, if you can't help me
For goodness sakes, don't you help that bear!

[SPOKEN] Now, Mr. Bear, let's you and I reason this here thing
out together
[growl]--nice bear!
[growl]--good old bear
[growl]--Say, Mr. Bear, if I should give you just one nice big
juicy bite, would you go away?
[growl] Oh, you wouldn't, eh? Well, I'll stay right here!

Lyrics by George Fairman.
Recorded by Arthur Collins.


Handle List
1453  All Around The Corner  [Basic]
1699 Partner IDENTIFIER
1703 (Right|Left) Arm Turn [Basic]
1993 Put Ladies Center Back-to-Back
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1670 4/4 (fraction)
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
874 Roll Back (n) (from Promenade) [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1356 Right & Left Grand [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
519 Forward & Back [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1882 Face Your Corner
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
121 Eight Chain (Thru|n) [Mainstream]
1482 4 (number)
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
1077 Star Thru [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1700 Corner IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

ID: 5220
    last modified: 2017-08-27 at 15:28:28

18-November-2019 23:46:00
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