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Camptown Races
Pioneer 6002
 
    
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Camptown Races
 
Pioneer 6002
 


ID: 8139

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TypeSinging Call
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Label information
Grid list of Pioneer recordings
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Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Brian Hotchkies
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

4 fillies promenade inside, do-da, do-da
Come back swing your stallion round,
Circle to the left you go
*Well, da camp town ladies sing this song, do-da, do-da
Camp town race track five mile long, oh de do-da-day

Allemande left you know, turn your partner right
And go left allemande the corner, come back and promenade
Try to run all night, try to run all day
Gonna bet my money on the bob-tailed nag, somebody bet on the bay


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*Blind horse stuck in a big mud hole, do-da, do-da
Can't touch bottom with a ten foot pole, oh de do-da-day


*Shooting Star goes 'round the track, do-da, do-da
Wins his race on another horse's back, oh de do-da-day


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads (Sides) square thru and go, do-da, do-da
Meet the corner make a right hand star, oh de do-da-day
Heads (Sides) star by the left, once around inside the set
To the same two, swing thru and then
Boys trade, turn thru you know
Left allemande the corner, come back and promenade
Try to run all night, try to run all day
Gonna bet my money on the bob-tailed nag, somebody bet on the bay

 
Lyrics

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Camptown Races
 
 

The Camptown ladies sing this song
Doo-dah! Doo-dah!
The Camptown racetrack's five miles long
Oh! doo-dah day!

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on a bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the gray

I come down there with my hat caved in
Doo-dah! doo-dah!
I go back home with a pocket full of tin
Oh! de doo-dah day!

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on a bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the gray

The long tail filly and the big black hoss
Doo-dah! Doo-dah!
They fly the track and they both cut across
Oh! de doo-dah day!

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on a bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the gray

The blind hoss sticken in a big mud hole
Doo-dah! doo-dah!
Can't touch bottom with a ten foot pole
Oh! de doo-dah day!

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on a bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the gray

Old muley cow come on to the track
Doo-dah! Doo-dah!
The bob-tail fling her over his back
Oh! de doo-dah day!

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on a bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the gray

Then fly along like a rail-road car
Doo-dah! doo-dah!
Runnin' a race with a shootin' star
Oh! de doo-dah day!

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on a bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the gray

See them flyin' on a ten mile heat
Doo-dah! Doo-dah!
Round the race track, then repeat
Oh! doo-dah day!

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on a bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the gray

I win my money on the bob-tail nag
Doo-dah! doo-dah!
I keep my money in an old tow-bag
Oh! de doo-dah day!

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on a bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the gray

Lyrics by Stephen Foster. 

Comments

 
Handle List
1436  Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1111 Swing [A2]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
2055 Turn Partner Right (Right Allemande)
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
2043 Special Star 1 (8CT to DPT)
630 Left (used as Mirror) CONCEPT
2044 Special Star 2 (Facing to UTB)
1121 Swing Thru [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1175 Trade [Basic]
1245 Turn Thru [Mainstream]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

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