Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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DOCEY OUT AS SHE COMES IN
THE EXPLANATION:
1.   See page 150 for directions or substitute any introduction given there.
2.  a) The first couple separates, and the lady walks around
the second gentleman, while the first gentleman walks around the fourth lady. This is not a dos-a-dos, walking back to back, but, while the corners stand still, the first lady and gentleman wralk to each and, passing to the right, encircle them. They then meet in the center of the set and swing.
b)   The lady now walks around the second lady (by pass­ing through the second couple and turning left) in the same way wThile the gentleman walks around the second gentleman. They meet in the center and again swing.
c)   The lady now walks around the third gentleman (by passing between him and the second lady and turning left) while the man walks around the second lady. They meet in the center and swing again.
Please note that to go out is to pass between two couples, to go in is to pass between the partners of one couple. The lady will go alternately in and out in order to encircle each person in the set in regular order. The gentleman follows her, passing always around the person that she last circled. He, of course, will therefore have to go out whenever she goes in and vice-versa.
d)   He now goes between the second and third couples and encircles the third man, while she splits the third couple and encircles the third lady. They meet and swing again in the center.
e)   He splits the third couple and encircles the third lady while she goes between the third and fourth couples and encircles the fourth man. They meet and swing again in the center.
f)   He goes out between the third and fourth couples and encircles the fourth man, while she splits in between the fourth partners and encircles the fourth lady. They meet at their home position, and all four couples swing.
3.  See page 153 for explanation or substitute any ending given there.






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