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A Friend Like Me
 
 Robin Williams
Desert Gold 14
 
 
ID: 7076
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging CallDesert Gold
Label information
Grid list of Desert Gold recordings
Quantity2
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Johnny Preston
Johnny Preston
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Cue Sheet
 

OPENER   

All 4 ladies circle left on the inside of the ring
Back out at home, all join hands
And circle to the left I sing
Hey the men star by the right, you're gonna roll it round I say
Do an allemande left that corner girl
And weave around that ring
And I'll say, Mister Aladdin, sir
What would your pleasure be?

Swing that lady go round and promenade you see
Life is your restaurant and I'm your maitre'd
Come on whisper what it is you want
You ain't never had a friend like me


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads square thru and go 4 hands around I say
And then you dosado that corner lady, gonna make your wave
Swing thru go two by two and then the boys run right
You've gotta bend the line and a right & left thru
Turn that girl tonight
You pass the ocean then, recycle round you see
Swing and whirl that corner lady and promenade for me
*Try some from column "A" and all of column "B"
I'm in the mood to help you dude
You ain't never had a friend like me


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*Life is your restaurant and I'm your maitre'd
Come on whisper what it is you want
You ain't never had a friend like me


MIDDLE BREAK    Basic

Circle left
We pride ourselves on service
You're the boss, the king, the shah
Say what you wish, it's yours, true dish
How 'bout a little more baklava?

Hey the men star by the right, you're gonna roll it round I say
Do an allemande left that corner girl and weave around that ring
You got some power in your corner now
Some heavy ammunition in your camp

Swing that lady go round and then
You're gonna promenade like that
And I'll say whoa ho, yeah, yeah, woo woo


CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
We pride ourselves on service
You're the boss, the king, the shah
Say what you wish, it's yours, true dish
How 'bout a little more baklava?

Hey the men star by the right, you're gonna roll it round I say
Do an allemande left that corner girl and weave around that ring
Mr. Aladdin, sir, what would your pleasure be?
Swing that lady go round and then you promenade for me
Oh, Mr. Aladdin, sir, have a wish or two or three
I'm on the job, you big nabob
You ain't never had a friend like me


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You ain't never had a friend like me
Lyrics

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Never Had A Friend Like Me

Well Ali Baba had them forty thieves
Scheherezad-ie had a thousand tales
But master you in luck 'cause up your sleeves
You got a brand of magic never fails
You got some power in your corner now
Some heavy ammunition in your camp
You got some punch, pizazz, yahoo and how
See all you gotta do is rub that lamp
And I'll say

Mister Aladdin, sir
What will your pleasure be?
Let me take your order
Jot it down
You ain't never had a friend like me
No no no

Life is your restaurant
And I'm your maitre d'
C'mon whisper what it is you want
You ain't never had a friend like me

Yes sir, we pride ourselves on service
You're the boss
The king, the shah
Say what you wish
It's yours! True dish
How about a little more Baklava?

Have some of column "A"
Try all of column "B"
I'm in the mood to help you dude
You ain't never had a friend like me

Can your friends do this?
Do your friends do that?
Do your friends pull this out their little hat?
Can your friends go, poof?
Well, looky here
Can your friends go, Abracadabra, let 'er rip
And then make the sucker disappear?

So doncha sit there slack jawed, buggy eyed
I'm here to answer all your midday prayers
You got me bona fide, certified
You got a genie for your charge d'affaires
I got a powerful urge to help you out
So what-cha wish? I really wanna know
You got a list that's three miles long, no doubt
Well, all you gotta do is rub like so - and oh

Mister Aladdin, sir, have a wish or two or three
I'm on the job, you big nabob
You ain't never had a friend, never had a friend
You ain't never had a friend, never had a friend
You ain't never had a friend like me
You ain't never had a friend like me, hah!

Composed by Alan Menken.
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice.
Recorded by Robin Williams.
 
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Handle List
1436  Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1980 Back Out (Promenade Bend The Line)
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)
429 Dosado [Basic]
1399 Step To A Wave [Basic]
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
161 Bend The Line [Basic]
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
737 Pass The Ocean [Basic]
1750 Recycle (generic) [Mainstream]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
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]
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]

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