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RUN AWAY TO ALABAM*                            317
3. Promenade Indian style.
Lady in the lead and single file* Stop and swing her o?ice in awhile.
Repeat three more times or until straight.
Repeat 2 and 3 except this time with men to the
center, calling:
Gents to the center. And let 'em stand. Gals run away to Alabam'.
THE EXPLANATION:
1. See page 151 or substitute any other introduction given there.
2. a) Everyone swings his partner vigorously.
b)   The girls are swung off to the center of the set where they stand back to back.
c)   The men all circle to the right around them (in single file and without holding hands) and continue past
Let 'em stand and the gents run away to Alabam',






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