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Sloop John B
Dance Ranch 607
 
    
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Sloop John B
 
Dance Ranch 607
 


ID: 6372
   Instrumental  

TypeSinging Call
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Media45 rpm vinyl
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK    Basic

Circle left
We come on the Sloop John B, my grandfather and me
Around Nassau town we did sail

Left allemande that corner, come on home and box the gnat
4 girls promenade inside the ring like that
Come on home and swing and whirl, swing, swing your girl
Left allemande, come on back and promenade
Hey I wanta go home, I wanta go home
I feel so break up, I wanta go home


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads promenade halfway with your maid
Sides right & left thru and turn your girl, swing thru
When you're there, spin the top one time across the floor
Pass thru, do a dosado and eight chain 4
The captain he got drunk, broke open the people's trunk
Swing that corner girl and promenade
Hey I wanta go home, I wanta go home
I feel so break up, I wanta go home

 
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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The John B. Sails (aka "The Sloop John B.")
 
 

We come on the sloop John B
My grandfather and me
Around Nassau town we did roam
Drinking all night
Got into a fight
Well I feel so broke up
I want to go home

So hoist up the John B's sail
See how the mainsail sets
Call for the Captain ashore
Let me go home, let me go home
I wanna go home, yeah yeah
Well I feel so broke up
I wanna go home

The first mate he got drunk
And broke in the Cap'n's trunk
The constable had to come and take him away
Sheriff John Stone
Why don't you leave me alone, yeah yeah
Well I feel so broke up I wanna go home

So hoist up the John B's sail
See how the mainsail sets
Call for the Captain ashore
Let me go home, let me go home
I wanna go home, let me go home
Why don't you let me go home

Hoist up the John B
I feel so broke up I wanna go home
Let me go home

The poor cook he caught the fits
And threw away all my grits
And then he took and he ate up all of my corn
Let me go home
Why don't they let me go home
This is the worst trip I've ever been on

So hoist up the John B's sail
See how the mainsail sets
Call for the Captain ashore
Let me go home, let me go home
I wanna go home, let me go home
Why don't you let me go home

Lyrics by Lee Hays and Carl Sandburg.
Recorded by The Kingston Trio; The Weavers; The Beach Boys; many others.
 

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Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
179 Box The Gnat [Basic]
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1432 Side(s) IDENTIFIER
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1020 Spin The Top [Mainstream]
735 Pass Thru [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
121 Eight Chain (Thru|n) [Mainstream]
1482 4 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

ID: 6372
   
   
   
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