Circle left Won't you come along with me, come along with me To the Mississippi, to the Mississippi Left allemande, you do a dosado Men star left, turn it one time you go Turn thru at home now, left allemande the corner Swing and promenade her, promenade your lady Promenade your lady to the land of dreams Steaming down the river down to New Orleans
FIGURE Mainstream, unknown progression
Heads pass thru, cloverleaf my friend Double pass thru, all face in Pass thru again, wheel & deal and then Ladies lead dixie style, you make a wave, balance a while Slip the clutch, left allemande that corner one Swing your lady around, promenade her son Promenade on down You've got the Basin Street Blues
Walk around your corner, swing with your partner You've got the Basin Street Blues
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Won't you come and go with me
Down that Mississippi
We'll take a boat to the land of dreams
Come along with me on, down to New Orleans
Now the band's there to greet us
Old friends will meet us
Where all them folks goin' to the St. Louis Cemetery meet
Heaven on earth... they call it Basin Street
I'm tellin' ya, Basin Street... is the street
Where all them characters from the First street they meet
New Orleans... land of dreams
You'll never miss them rice and beans
Way down south in New Orleans
They'll be huggin'... and a kissin'
That's what I been missin'
And all that music...lord, if you just listen'
New Orleans...I got them Basin Street Blues
Now ain't you glad you went with me
On down that Mississippi
We took a boat to the land of dreams
Heaven on earth...they call it Basin Street
Lyrics by Spencer Williams. Recorded by Louis Armstrong (1928).