Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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RIGHT AND LEFT
3. Left allemande and a right hand grand. Plant your taters in a sa?idy land,
And promenade back to the same old stand.
Repeat 2 and 3 with "second and fourth couples out to right"
THE EXPLANATION:
1.   See page 150 for directions.
2.  a) First couple advances to second couple while the third
couple advances to the fourth couple. And throughout the dance the third and fourth couples execute the same movements as described for the first and second at the same time.
b)   First and second couples pass through each other and back. (See page 127 for directions.)
c)   First and second ladies change places with each other and back. (See page 127 for directions.)
d)   All four ladies join right hands and circle once around to the left in the center of the set.
e)   First and second gentlemen join left hands and circle twice around. (Third and fourth gentlemen, of course, do the same thing.)
f)   Timing the three circles (the four-hand mill of ladies with a two-hand mill of men on either side) so each dancer is back to original position at the same mo­ment, each gentleman takes his partner's left hand in his right so they face the opposite couple. Each group of four joins hands in a ring and circles to the left.
g)   First and second couples do the docey-doe (see page 160), and the third and fourth couples the same. Each couple returns to own place in the square.
3. See page 153 for directions.






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