Interesting Things for ESL Students
Darktown Strutters' Ball
Learn a Song Podcast Video for ESL/EFL Students
By Charles I. Kelly

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Lyrics / Words to the Song

I'll be down to get you in a taxi, Honey.
You better be ready about half past eight..
Now Dearie, don't be late.
I wanna be there when the band starts playing.
Remember when we get there, Honey,
The two-steps, I'm gonna have them all.
Gonna dance off both my shoes,
When they play the "Jelly Roll Blues,"
Tomorrow night at the Darktown Strutters' Ball.

Words / Vocabulary

  • ball = dance party
  • Dearie = Honey (Your girlfriend or boyfriend)
  • two-step = a kind of dance
  • dance off my shoes = dance so long or so fast that my shoes get worn out.
  • half past eight = 8:30

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