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of the West and Southwest
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with the right hand as they complete the swing), otherwise the dancers will not be in the proper position to separate and dance to the next position in the set.
Sides Divide, Call
First and Third go forward and back, and Forward again on the same old track. Swing at the center and swing at the sides, Swing your own and the sides divide. Swing when you meet and the center four, Ring up four in the middle of the floor, Sides divide and swing some more, and Do-si-do in the middle of the floor. Sides divide and swing some more, Up the river and around the bend, Sides divide and swing again and Promenade your Corners all,
Chorus Hold those gals, don't let 'em fall, Promenade that old corral, Promenade around the town, "Take your Honey right on around.
Repeat the call three more times for the First and Third Couples and then four times for the Second and Fourth Couples, changing only the first line of the call so as to indicate the leading couples on each change.






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