Waltz the Hall

DESCRIPTION: "First couple out, couple on the right, Charge them pards an' waltz 'em out of sight." "When you're through remember my call, Charge 'em again an' waltz the hall." "Skip to my Lou, boys, skip to my Lou... When you're through remember my call...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 517, "Waltz the Hall" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7649 and 7927
cf. "Skip to My Lou" (lyrics)
NOTES [25 words]: Randolph notes that this is derived from "Skip to my Lou," but since it has new lyrics and its own dance elements, it deserves separate listing. - RBW
File: R517

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