Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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.DOUBLE BOW KNOT
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2.  a) First and third ladies out to the right,
Circle three and get it hot,
b)   And tie 'em all up in a double boiv knot.
c)   At the head and feet the side gals meet And circle three and keep 'em hot. Tie 'em all up in a double bow knot.
d)   Noiv divide to either side
And circle three and keep 'em hot. Tie 'em all up in a double boiv knot.
e)   Noiv the head and the feetWith the side gals meet.
And circle three and keep 'em hot, And tie 'em all up in a double bozo knot.
f)   Side gals trot home and everybody swing.
3.  Noiv allemande left with your left hand,
Right hand to partner and right and left grand. Promenade eight when you come straight.
Repeat 2 and 3 for the second and fourth ladies.
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This dance is adapted from the old Danish dance, "The Crested Hen."
THE EXPLANATION:
1.  See page 149 for explanation or substitute any introduc­tion given there.
2.  a) The first lady and third lady each leaves her partner
and advances to the side couple on her right. She joins hands with them and the three circle to the left with a strenuous skipping step, b) The two ladies of each three let go each other's hands and the gentlemen are left in the middle with a lady on either band. Each gentleman swings the right hand lady umder Ms !$ft arm without letting go the left hand lady. As she passes under, Ihie follows in under Ms bwft krft arai, and the left hand lady at the same time -p&tm with Mm in under her right arm (that is, tihfey -"$08$ a ;4Mtf*$f*): As they straighten out he <fw£ftgft *tlte l^lmnd ■ UAr under his right arm and ite '*&<1 tfce rigl*-haiid My follow under in another ;4felft*$. lie ^im;&mmm t&& right-hand lady, under






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