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Old Dogs, Children, & Watermelon Wine
Quadrille 858
 
    
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Old Dogs, Children, & Watermelon Wine
 
Quadrille 858
 


ID: 619
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.squaredancemusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Quadrille recordings
Copies5
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Ken Burke
Cue Sheet

OPENER - CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
*"Ever had a drink of watermelon wine?" he asked
The men star right one time you go
Left allemande and you weave
**He said, "I tried it all when I was young...
(and in my natural prime)"

Swing your lady and promenade
And now it's old dogs and children
And watermelon wine


FIGURE    Plus, corner progression

Heads square thru 4 hands you know
You make a right hand star
Heads star left one time and go
Do the right & left thru
You roll away, both hands single circle
Swing your corner and promenade
Now it's old dogs and children
And watermelon wine


MIDDLE BREAK    Mainstream

Sides face, grand square
Old dogs care about you
Even when you make mistakes
And God bless little children
While they're still too young to hate

Allemande and weave
Ain't but three things in this world
Worth a solitary dime
And that's old dogs and children
And watermelon wine


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*I had to catch a plane up to Atlanta that next day
**That night I dreamed in peaceful sleep
of shady summertime


TAG

Circle left
Old dogs and children
And watermelon wine

 
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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Old Dogs, Children And Watermelon Wine
 
 

How old do you think I am? he said, I said well I didn't know
He said I turned sixty five about eleven months ago
I was sittin' in Miami pourin' blended whiskey down
When this old grey black gentleman was cleanin' up the lounge
There wasn't anyone around 'cept this old man and me
The guy who ran the bar was watching Ironsides on TV

Uninvited he sat down and opened up his mind
On old dogs and children and watermelon wine
Ever had a drink of watermelon wine? he asked
He told me all about it, though I didn't answer back
Ain't but three things in this world that's worth a solitary dime
But old dogs and children and watermelon wine

He said women think about theyselves when menfolk ain't around
And friends are hard to find when they discover that you're down
He said I tried it all when I was young and in my natural prime
Now it's old dogs and children and watermelon wine
Old dogs care about you even when you make mistakes
God bless little children while they're still too young to hate
When he moved away I found my pen and copied down that line
'Bout old dogs and children and watermelon wine

I had to catch a plane up to Atlanta that next day
As I left for my room I saw him pickin' up my change
That night I dreamed in peaceful sleep of shady summertime
Of old dogs and children and watermelon wine

Lyrics by Tom T. Hall.
Recorded by Tom T. Hall.
 

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Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
1875 5/4 (fraction)
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
2043 Special Star 1 (8CT to DPT)
1442 Center(s) IDENTIFIER
630 Left (used as Mirror) CONCEPT
2044 Special Star 2 (Facing to UTB)
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
880 Rollaway (With A Half Sashay) [Basic]
1957 Single Circle (NOT to a Wave) [Plus]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1700 Corner IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
473 Face (dir) [Mainstream]
1470 In DIRECTION
548 Grand Square [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION

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