Sides face, grand square *Sometimes I live in the country Sometimes I live downtown Sometimes I take a fool notion To jump in the river and drown Circle left Irene goodnight Left allemande and promenade her Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene I'll see you in my dreams
*Last Saturday night I got married Me and my wife settled down Now me and my wife have parted Think I'll take another stroll downtown
*I love Irene, God knows I do I'll love her till the day I die And if Irene should ever leave I think I'd hang down my head and cry
FIGURE Basic, corner progression
Head (side) couples promenade halfway Walk into the middle and square thru four Four hands around and then you'll do the right & left thru Veer left and ferris wheel and go Centers square thru three hands around now Swing the corner girl and promenade Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene I'll see you in my dreams
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