Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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SPLIT THE RING AND ALLEMANDE
around four (that is, two on each side). When they get back to their own position, they swing* again and the third couple again swings at the foot of the set.
d)   Then first couple again advances to the center and cuts away two (one on each side) by the lady passing through the second couple and circling the second gentleman and back home; while the gentleman passes through the fourth couple, encircles the fourth lady and returns home.
e)   All four couples swing.
3. See page 154 for explanation or substitute any ending given there.
Split the Ring* and Alleffiande
THE CALL:
1. Salute your company and the lady on the left, All join hands and circle to the
lejif* Break and swing, and promenade bacJc* ci. a) First couple balance, first couple swing, Go down the center and split the ring,
b)   J. fie lady goes rig fit and trie gent goes left,
c)   Swing when you meet both head and feet, And the side four the same,
d)   Left allemande the.comer girl,
And swing your own with another whirl. Now down the center as you did before,
e)   Down the center and cast of four,
jtepeat (b), (c), and (d).
Now down the center Itke you used to do,
f)   Down the center and cast off two.
Repeat (b) and (d),
3. Allemande left with your left hand,
K%ght hand to partner and right and left grand. Promenade eight when you come straight
Repeat 2 and 3 for second, third, and fourth couples.






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