I'M A BUM

 

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Called version by Dick Pasvolsky

Music: The Pioneers LS 523/524

Break: Dosado your corner lady, dosado your own Go back and swing your corner lady, swing her up and down Now leave her alone and swing your own, swing her 'round and 'round Take this lady by the hand and promenade the town - - - -, - - - - - - - -, - - - -

Figure: (Couples) one and three go into the middle and circle once around Reverse and now go back, go back the other way 'round Get along home and swing your own, everybody swing Four ladies back to back in the middle, bents go 'round the ring Four men you march around, go all the way around When you're home you swing your partner, square your sets in town *Go into the middle and clap your hands with a one, two, three, four Allemande left your corner lady, grand right and left around Go right and left around the ring, go all the way around Bow to your partner as you go by, and now you're homeward bound Get along home and swing your own, everybody swing Take your lady by the hand and promenade the ring - - - -, - - - - - - - -, - - - -

Repeat figure for sides. Repeat again for heads and sides having men go into the middle back to back while the ladies march around.

End break: Dosado your corner lady and dosado your own Go back and swing your corner lady, swing her up and down Now leave her alone and swing your own, everybody swing Swing her around a couple of times, then circle ?round the ring You circle left around the hall, go all the way around Then reverse, go back, go back, go back the other way ?round When you get back home again, everybody swing Take your lady by the hand and promenade the ring - - - -, - - - - - - - -, - - - -

*Dancers start down low and come up as they clap.

Suggested promenade patter: Promenade eight, promenade all, go walking ?round the hall Get on home to places all and bow to the belle of the ball Eleven more months and ten more days I'll be out of the calaboose Eleven more months and ten more days they're gonna turn me loose

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