Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes

Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
of the first and third couples to the corners of the smaller inner square, always taking both hands of the person they meet in the middle of the sides, re­leasing and continuing on to the next corner, until each is back in his original corner.
o o o
In both the outer and inner square the gentlemen go around the square from corner to corner in a clockwise direction, while the ladies go in a counterclockwise direction.
d) Each gentleman does an allemande left (turns the left hand lady with his left hand) with his corner. It happens that this is always the person on the same corner of the other square. That is, each person in the inner square does an allemande with the person on the nearest or identical corner of the larger square. Then they give right hands to their partners and do a right and left grand around the set. When they meet their partners again, they promenade back to position. In the first repetition the dance is the same, but the sides come to the center and the head couples separate. The second repetition is identical with the dance described above, and in the last repetition the sides again come to the center square.
Sides Divide
1.  Honors right and honors le. All join hands and circle to
left, Break and swing and prom
ft, the
2.  a) First and third fonoard
And the $idk$ divide. b). Cha%p4^p ike fiercer
And $w#if th® §ide®
c) Fir$i a%$ 'third f onward
;■ And tk$: 9$to? €ivide
€k<m^@ ®i t&e 'mntw
And swwi§ ih§ $$&$$+

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III