(Charlie Tobias, Peter De Rose)

Dash record 2521A (Instrumental)

Dash record 2521B (Called by Earl Neff)

Played by Schroeder’s Playboys

Key of C, Tempo 132 bpm

Original dance by Earl Neff, Las Vegas, Nevada

Copyright 1960

Opener, break, and ending:

Four little ladies promenade three quarters ‘round you go

Swing that guy go ‘round and ‘round and then you promino

One and three (two and four) wheel around, square through four hands ‘round

Right to the corner, pull ‘er by allemande when you come down

Come back one with a right hand ‘round gents star left you know

Once around in the middle of the ring promenade the one you know

Somebody loves you sweetheart can’t you see

That somebody is me.


One and three (two and four) face to the right and do a right and left through

Crosstrail and “U” turn back, then you pass on through

On to the next, circle four go once around that track

Head (side) gents break, make a line, go forward up and back

Pass on through, then shuffle the deck* outsides frontier whirl

Insides turn back, box the flea left hand star the world

Swing your corner – promenade sweetheart can’t you see

That somebody is me.

*Shuffle the deack – couple on the right slides to the left in front, while the couple on the left slides to the right behind the other couple.

Sequence of dance: Opener, figure twice for heads, break, figure twice for sides, and ending.

Tag ending:

I don’t mean maybe

Oh! That somebody is me.

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