BARNEY GOOGLE

 

(No composer mentioned)


Dash record 2545A (Instrumental)

Dash record 2545B (Called by Dick Manning)


Played by Schroeder’s Playboys

Key of C, Tempo 130 bpm


Original dance by Dick Manning, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Copyright date not given


Intro, break, and ending:

Two and four (one and three) do a right and left through and the same two ladies chain

Well the head (side) two ladies chain three quarters ‘round the ring

The side (head) men turn them with an arm around go forward six and back

Now just the ends, you curlicue, allemande the corner Jack

It’s a grand old right and left now around that ring you go

When you meet her, well you do a do-sa-do

Promenade around that ring, get on home and then you swing

Barney Google with the goo-goo-googley eyes.


Figure:

One and three (two and four) the ladies chain you turn ‘em with a left around

Go into the middle and square through three quarters ‘round the town

You separate go ‘round one then do a right and left through

Now turn the girls and square through three quarters ‘round you do

Allemande them and you do-sa-do at home

Swing the corner lady then you keep her for your own

Promenade around that ring get on home and then you swing

Barney Google with the goo-goo-googley eyes.


Sequence: Intro, figure twice for heads, break (for break use one and three, side, head), figure twice for sides, ending.

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