I went to a dance ready to jump and jive.
The band was swing'n and really jam'n live.
Salsa, cha cha, mambo, rumba and swing
...but I couldn't dance...I didn't know a thing.
This guy said, "Come on... Let me show you how."
When we got on the dance floor I said, What'll I do now?"
He didn't answer... He just started to dance.
I got so scared I nearly wet my pants.
He spun me so fast that I thought that I had crapped.
I thought, "When this dance is over this guy is gonna get slapped!"
I wanted to quit and sit back down
...but I was surrounded by dancers all around.
That's when somebody's elbow hit me in the head.
"Please excuse me Babe," I think he said.
Then someone stepped on my toes and I almost fell.
...but for the words I yelled... I'm surely going to Hell!
The dancers all around were jumping to the beat
...but I had no idea how I should be moving my feet.
My partner turned me and swung me wide.
I wished to High Heaven that there were someplace to hide.
Finally... the music ended...you'd think that I'd be glad
...yet for some uncanny reason I left the dance floor sad.
...but please don't feel sorry or think that I feel bad
...because my very first dance was the most fun I ever had!!!!