Sides face grand square Oh, I am the official historian on Shirley Jean Barrell I've known her since God only knows and I won't tell I caught her the first time she stumbled and fell And Shirley, she knows me just as well
FIGURE C4, corner progression
1 & 3 (2 & 4) you promenade, go halfway round the ring Come down the middle and square thru, get 4 hands I sing Square thru 3/4 with the outside pair and then Trade by, take your time, you're going to curlique my friend Scoot back and now swing the corner girl Swing that lady round and you promenade the world *I caught her the first time she stumbled and fell The only thing I don't know is where she is right now
*I've known her since God only knows and I won't tell And Shirley, she knows...
MIDDLE BREAK Mainstream
Sides face, grand square I can tell you her favorite song and where she likes to park And why to this very day she's scared of the dark How she got her nickname, and the scar behind her knee
I can tell you her birthday and her Daddy's middle name The uncles on her Mama's side and ones they don't claim What she got for Christmas since 1952 That's only the beginning of the things I could tell you