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Blue Star 1704
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I Wanta Go Home
 Dolly Parton
Blue Star 1704
ID: 8337

TypeSinging CallBlue Star
WEB SITEWeb site for "Blue Star"
Label information
Grid list of Blue Star recordings
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Media45 rpm vinyl

Larry Faught
Larry Faught
See Also
Old Call(s)
Cue Sheet


1st & 3rd promenade around the outside
Halfway round lead right and circle there
Spread on out and form a line, go up and back in time
Two ladies chain across the ring and turn the girls so fine
Diagonally the end two ladies chain now
Rock forward 8 and back and then star thru
Dive thru and circle 4, halfway round and then no more
Frontier whirl and swing the corner, promenade and sing
I want to go home, I want to go home
Oh, how I want to go home


Four ladies chain across the inside
Turn these girls, chain back a dopaso
Turn your corner right hand round, turn partner left around
Gents star right in the center, turn it once around
Pass your own, left allemande
Come back home, swing and stay there at home

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
subject to all U.S. copyright laws and remain property of their respective owners.

Detroit City

You know last night I went to sleep in Detroit city
And I dreamed about those cotton fields and home
I dreamed about my mother, dear old papa, sisters and brothers
And I dreamed about a love who's been waiting there so long

I want to go home
I want to go home
Oh how I want to go home
My kinfolks think I'm big in Detroit city
From all the letters that I write, they think I'm fine
By day I make the cars
But, by night I make all the bars
Oh if only they's just read between the lines

They'd know I want to go home
I want to go home
Oh how I want to go home

You know I rode a freight train north to Detroit city
And after all these years I find I've been wasting my time
Think I'll put my foolish pride on a southbound train and ride
Heading back to the loved ones I left there waiting behind

Repeat Chorus

Lyrics by Danny Dill and Mel Tillis.
Recorded by Dolly Parton.

Handle List
1431  Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
626 Lead (Right|Left) [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
241 Circle To A Line [Basic]
519 Forward & Back [Basic]
1480 2 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1976 On The Diagonal CONCEPT
1441 End(s) IDENTIFIER
1480 2 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
519 Forward & Back [Basic]
1077 Star Thru [Basic]
412 Dive Thru [Basic]
1503 Circle (Left|Right) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
191 California Twirl [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1700 Corner IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
428 Do Paso [Basic]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
1670 4/4 (fraction)
1971 Pass By (n) [Basic]
1479 1 (number)
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]

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ID: 8337
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