Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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DIVIDE THE RING AND SWING CORNERS                291
e)   The same old gent and a brand new girl, Down the center and away they whirl.
The lady goes right and the gent goes wrong. Repeat (c) and (d).
f)   The same old gent and a new little thing, Down the center and around the ring. The lady goes gee and the gent goes haw.
Repeat (c) and (d).
g)   The same old gent and a brand new girl, Down the center and around the loorld,
The lady goes right and the gent goes wrong. Repeat (c) and (d).
3. Now swing, swing, and everybody swing, Allemande left as you come down. Right hand to partner and so on around, Promenade eight when you come straight.
Repeat 2 and 3 for second, third, and fourth couples.
THE EXPLANATION:
1.  See page 150 or substitute any introduction given there.
2.  a) First couple separate four steps, return to each other,
and swing.
b)   Hand in hand they walk down the center of the ring and pass between the lady and gentleman of the third couple. The first lady turns to the right and returns around the outside of the ring, while the first gentle­man does the same to the left.
c)   When she arrives at his position, the first lady swings the second gentleman. The first gentleman swings the fourth lady. At the same time the two stationary corners also swing.
d)   Each gentleman now gives the lady on his left his left hand and walks once around her. Then returns to the lady he has just swung and promenades with her around the ring and back to the gentleman's original position. (Note that the ladies have each advanced one position and are now with new partners.)
e)  (f) (g) The first gentleman having brought a new lady to his position takes her down the ring, divides as in (b) and then repeats (c) and (d).
3.  See page 152 for explanation or substitute any other end­ing given there.