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Something Better To Do
MacGregor 2190
 
    
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Something Better To Do
 
MacGregor 2190
 


ID: 5357
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
Label information
Grid list of MacGregor recordings
Copies2
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)
Cue Sheet

OPENER    Mainstream

Circle left
I try to be patient, I try not to mope
Allemande left, weave the ring
It's driving me crazy, trying to live here alone
Dosado, men star left now
One time around, turn thru and then allemande left
Promenade
I've lost my sense of humor sitting here on the shelf


FIGURE    Mainstream, R-H lady progression

Heads square thru go full around now
The corner dosado, make a wave
Scoot back and then, swing thru you know
Girls cross run
Left allemande and walk by one
Now swing the next one time, promenade
Till you're back in my arms, dear
I'll find something better to do


MIDDLE BREAK    Mainstream

Circle left
A shoulder to cry on would make me feel fine
Allemande left, weave the ring
Cause it's not much comfort, when I'm crying on mine
Dosado, men star left now
One time around, turn thru and then allemande left
Promenade
I keep myself to myself, but I'm no company


CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
The moon is wasting it's shine, shining on me
Allemande left, weave the ring
I won't be out in the moonlight
Dosado when you meet her again
Men star left one time around
Dosado and promenade, too
Till you're back in my arms, dear
I'll find something better to do


TAG

Bow to partner and corner, too
Till you find something better to do
 
Lyrics

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Something Better To Do
 
 

I try to be patient, I try not to moan
But it's driving me crazy trying to live here alone
My conversation gets nowhere when I talk to myself
I've lost my sense of humor somewhere here on the shelf

The moon is wasting it's shine shining on me
Until I see you again
I won't be out in the moonlight
And I'll be sleeping by ten
The birds are wasting their song singing to me
Until I'm waking with you
Until you're back in my arms, dear
The birds will have to find something better to do

A shoulder to cry on would make me feel fine
But it's not much comfort when I'm crying on mine
Friends and relations are running out of patience with me
I keep myself to myself but I'm no company

The moon is wasting it's shine shining on me
Until I see you again
I won't be out in the moonlight
And I'll be sleeping by ten
The birds are wasting their song singing to me
Until I'm waking with you
Until you're back in my arms, dear
The birds will have to find something better to do

Baby, till you're back in my arms
The birds will have to find something better to do

Lyrics by John Farrar.
Recorded by Olivia Newton-John.
 
Comments

 
Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1670 4/4 (fraction)
1245 Turn Thru [Mainstream]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
429 Dosado [Basic]
1399 Step To A Wave [Basic]
915 Scoot Back [Mainstream]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
342 (anyone) Cross Run [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1728 Walk By (n)
1479 1 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1670 4/4 (fraction)
1245 Turn Thru [Mainstream]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1670 4/4 (fraction)
429 Dosado [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1724 Bow To (Partner/Corner)
1699 Partner IDENTIFIER

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