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If The Devil Danced
Silver Sounds 141
 
    
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If The Devil Danced
 
Silver Sounds 141
 


ID: 58
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.silversoundsmusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Silver Sounds recordings
Copies2
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Red Bates
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Cue Sheet

OPENER    Basic, R-H lady progression

Bow to the partner
You allemande the corner, come back and dosado
Let the girls star left one time
At home box the gnat, grand right & left like that
Go walkin' down the line
When you meet box the gnat, pull her right on by now
Left allemande, you swing and promenade
If the devil danced in empty pockets
He'd have a ball in mine


FIGURE    Plus, corner progression

Heads promenade halfway around
Walk in and pass the ocean there, extend
Swing thru, girls fold, peel the top
Move right up and do the right & left thru
Pass the ocean again, explode the wave my friend
Swing the corner lady, promenade
If the devil danced in empty pockets
He'd have a ball in mine

 
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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If The Devil Danced In Empty Pockets
 
 

Diablo Motors had a hell of a sale downtown yesterday
Word got around: No money down, take years and years to pay
When I got there, the lot was bare
But the salesman said, "Hold on
For a little cash I've got a two-tone Nash
Out behind the barn."

(Chorus)
If the devil danced in empty pockets
He'd have a ball in mine
With a nine-foot grand, a ten-piece band
And a twelve-girl chorus line
I'd make some loot and a three-piece suit
Selling one dance for a dime
If the devil danced in empty pockets
He'd have a ball in mine

He said, "Friend, it ain't the end
Let's see what I can do
If you own your home I've got a loan
Tailor-made for you."
Then above the racket a voice from my jacket said
"I'll tote the note."
The devil made me do it, talked me into it
And that was all she wrote

(Repeat chorus)

Now they say debt is a bottomless pit
Where the devil likes to play
I'd sell my soul to get out of this hole
But there'd be hell to pay

(Repeat chorus)

Lyrics by Kim Williams and Ken Spooner.
Recorded by Joe Diffie.
 

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Handle List
1724  Bow To (Partner/Corner)
1699 Partner IDENTIFIER
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1670 4/4 (fraction)
179 Box The Gnat [Basic]
1356 Right & Left Grand [Basic]
179 Box The Gnat [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
783 Pull By [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
737 Pass The Ocean [Basic]
472 Extend (generic) [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
509 (anyone) Fold [Mainstream]
748 Peel The Top [Plus]
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
737 Pass The Ocean [Basic]
470 Explode The Wave [Plus]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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