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of the West and Southwest
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BLUEBONNET STAR, DESCRIPTION
An old Mexican Quadrille figure which is used as a chorus or finish call, this trimming has many variations from that given here. Herb Greggerson's "Bluebonnet" dancers of El Paso, Texas, popularized this trimming, giving it the name of "Blue-bonnet Star/'
All Allemande Left, take right hands with Partners and swing half around, finishing the Right Hand Swing with the four ladies back to back in the center of the set, right hands held by their Partners. The ladies extend their left hands to their respective Corner Gentleman who then holds the extended hands of both his Partner and his Corner Lady in his two joined hands, facing the ladies in the center.






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