Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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Old Arkansaw
1.  Salute your company And the lady on your left. All join paddies And circle to the left.
Break and swing and promenade back.
2.  a) First lady out to the couple on
the right,
b)   swing your paw,
c)   swing your maw,
d)   And don't forget old Arkansaw.
e)   On to the next
Repeat 2 from (b).
Repeat again, omitting last line.
3.  Balance home and swing 'em all night, Allemande left—go left and right. Meet your partner and promenade.
Swing your paw. (When a gentleman is called out.)

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