Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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TWO GENTS SWING WITH THE ELBOW SWING           173
3. And everybody swing.
Now swing your opposite across the hall, Noiv the lady on your right, Now your opposite across the hall, And now your own, And promenade all!
Repeat 2 and 3 for second, third, and fourth couples.
THE EXPLANATION:
1.   See page 149 for directions or substitute any other intro­duction given there.
2.  a) First couple advances to second couple.
b)   The two gentlemen hook right elbows and swing around once and a half.
c)   Each gentleman hooks left elbows with the opposite lady (first gentleman with second lady and second gentleman with first lady) and swings once around.
d)   Two gentlemen again hook right elbows and swing once and a half around.
e)   Each gentleman hooks left elbows with his partner and swings her once around. He releases her so that she is standing on his right as he faces the opposite gentleman.
f)   See page 160 for directions for docey-doe or for pos­sible substitute calls.
g)   First couple with the lady on the right advances to the third couple and repeats from (b). On the next repetition they advance to fourth couple and repeat from (b) and finish by returning to their places in the square, where each couple balances.
3.   See page 155 for directions or substitute any other ending given there.






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