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Fiddlin' Man
Big Mac 79
 
    
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Fiddlin' Man
 
Big Mac 79
 


ID: 9882
   Instrumental  

TypeSinging Call
WEB SITE www.squaredancemusic.com
Label information
Grid list of Big Mac recordings
Copies4
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Ron Mineau
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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic, R-H lady progression

Circle left
When the fiddlin' man come to our town
Sister put on her prettiest gown
Momma told sister don't be hangin' around
That no good fiddlin' man

Four men star right one time around tonight
Left allemande and then turn partner right
Four ladies promenade one time around I say
Back home and swing and then promenade the ring
Sister ran away with the fiddlin' man
Momma threw a fit bangin' pots and pans
Said she better never ever get her hands
On the no good fiddlin' man


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

1 & 3 you square thru 4 hands around you do
Go all the way around, dosado and then
Make a wave and ladies trade, recycle there and then
Star thru and a right & left thru you know
Turn her and square thru 3 hands around you do
Swing and promenade
And dance to the fiddlin' man
(16 beats of fiddlin' music)

 
Lyrics

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Fiddlin' Man
 
 

When the fiddlin' man came to our town
Sister dressed up in her prettiest gown
Momma told sister don't be hanging around
That no good fiddlin' man

Cause a fiddlin' man, he ain't on the level
He'll fiddle like an angel, act like a devil
Sister wouldn't listen, she was a rebel
She like that fiddlin' man

She went to the dance, stayed all night long
Momma waited up 'til the break of dawn
Momma found a letter and said she's gone
Off with that fiddlin' man

Sister ran off with a fiddlin' man
Momma threw a fit bangin' pots and pans
Said she'd better never, ever get her hands
On that no good fiddlin' man

So I bought me a fiddle and I got me a bow
Practiced in the woods where Momma wouldn't know
Knew she'd never, ever let me go
Off to be a fiddlin' man

And the leaves and the wind would dance and twirl
As I played for the rabbits and played for the squirrels
Couldn't wait 'til I played for the girls
Had to be a fiddlin' man

And late one night when the moon was low
I packed my fiddle and I packed my bow
Momma found a note and said "Oh, no"
He's gone to be a fiddlin' man

And I ran off to be a fiddlin' man
Momma threw a fit bangin' pots and pans
Said she'd better never, ever get her hands
On that no good fiddlin' man

Well then one night when I started to play
I saw a pretty gal looking my way
She was dancing with her brother
And I heard her say "I like that fiddlin' man"

Now her little brother was about knee high
Looked at the fiddle with a gleam in his eye
Said to me "sir, I'd sure like to try
To learn to be a fiddling man"

I said "son, there's a whole lot a boy's gotta know
Like chicken in the brier patch squawking at the crow"
He said "I don't care, I just got to go
Off to be a fiddlin' man"

So I had an old fiddle that I never did play
Sister winked when I gave it away
Ain't no doubt what momma's gonna say
"That no good fiddlin' man"

And brother ran off with a fiddlin' man
Momma threw a fit bangin' pots and pans
Said she'd better never, ever get her hands
On that no good fiddlin' man

And his sister ran off with a fiddlin' man
Momma threw a fit bangin' pots and pans
Said she'd better never, ever get her hands
On that no good fiddlin' man

Lyrics by Chick Rains, Jim Norman and Michael Martin Murphy.
Recorded by Michael Martin Murphy.
 

Comments

 
Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1435 Boy(s) IDENTIFIER
1461 Star (Right|Left) [Basic]
1472 Right DIRECTION
1875 5/4 (fraction)
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
2055 Turn Partner Right (Right Allemande)
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
429 Dosado [Basic]
1399 Step To A Wave [Basic]
2350
1436 Girl(s) IDENTIFIER
1175 Trade [Basic]
2351
1467 All IDENTIFIER
1750 Recycle (generic) [Mainstream]
1077 Star Thru [Basic]
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1481 3 (number)
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1430 Promenade Home [Basic]

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