Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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DIVIDE THE RING COMBINATION                      297
Docey partners one and all Docey corners, don't you fall Swing your own with a pretty little whirl And all run away with the comer girl d) The same old gent and a new little girl Down the center and around the world, The lady goes east and the gent goes west. Swing your corners with your left, Noiv your partners with your right Now your corners with your left And promenade those corners round.
3. Now swing, swing, and everybody swing, Allemande left with ijour left hand. Right hand to partner and right and left grand. Promenade eight tvhen you come straight.
Repeat 2 and 3 for second, third, and fourth couples.
THE EXPLANATION:
1.  See page 148 for explanation or substitute any introduc­tion given there.
2.  a) See page 290.
b)   See page 294.
c)   See page 292.
a), (b), and (c) are repetitions of the three pre­ceding dances.
d)   The first gentleman and his new partner divide the ring as above and as they return to place, all the corners turn once around with left hand holds. Each gentleman turns his own last partner with his right hand, then turns his corner with his left and prome­nades with her. (She, of course, will be his original partner.)
3.  See page 152 or substitute any other ending given there.
» a &
This combination form has more variety and is there­fore more fun to dance with experienced dancers. For in­termediate dancers it is sometimes well to let the first couple do a swing on the corner all the way round as in (a), then






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