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Ain't Living Long Like This
Big Mac 10
 
    
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Ain't Living Long Like This
 
Big Mac 10
 


ID: 9030
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.squaredancemusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Big Mac recordings
Copies2
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Jay Henderson
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Old Call(s)
Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
*I looked for trouble and I found it, son
Straight down the barrel of a lawman's gun

Left allemande, do a dosado
Left allemande, weave the ring you go
Ain't livin' long like this
Dosado, promenade with your miss
Ain't livin' long like this
Am I baby


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*He slipped the handcuffs on behind my back
Then left me lying on a cold steel rack


*You heard the story how the wheel goes round
Don't let 'em take you to that man downtown


FIGURE    C4, corner progression

Four ladies chain 3/4 around you go
1 & 3 promenade halfway around you know
2 & 4 curlique, then boys run right
Split two, around just one, make a line of four tonight
All 8 box the gnat and then you square thru 4
Swing corner lady, promenade the floor
Ain't livin' long like this
Am I baby


TAG

Am I baby
 
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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Ain't Living Long Like This
 
 

I looked for trouble and I found it son
Straight down the barrel of a lawman's gun
I'd like to run but I don't think I can
You make one move and you're a dead man, friend
Ain't living long like this
Can't live at all like this, can I baby?

He slipped the handcuffs on behind my back
And left me reeling on a steel rail rack
They got 'em all in the jailhouse, baby
Ain't living long like this
Can't live at all like this, can I baby?

Grew up in Houston off the wayside drives
Son of a carhop and some all night dives
Dad drove a stock car to an early death
All I remember was a drunk man's breath
Ain't living long like this
Can't live at all like this, can I baby?

You know the story how the wheel goes 'round
Don't let them take you to the man downtown
Can't sleep at all in a jailhouse, baby
Ain't living long like this
Can't live at all like this, can I baby?

I live with Angel, she's a roadhouse queen
Makes Texas Ruby look like Sandra Dee
I want to love her but I don't know how
I'm at the bottom in the jailhouse now
Ain't living long like this
Can't live at all like this, can I baby?

You know the story about the jailhouse rock
Don't want to do it but just don't get caught
They got 'em all in the jailhouse, baby
Ain't living long like this
Can't live at all like this, can I baby?

Lyrics by Rodney Crowell.
Recorded by Emmylou Harris; Waylon Jennings.
 
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Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
622 Ladies Chain (fract) [Basic]
1489 3/4 (fraction)
1810 Head Position IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1811 Side Position IDENTIFIER
375 Curlique [C4]
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
891 (anyone) Run [Basic]
1460 Split The (Outside Couple) [Basic]
1437 Outer 4 IDENTIFIER
922 Around (n) To A Line [Basic]
1479 1 (number)
179 Box The Gnat [Basic]
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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