Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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3. And everybody swing.
Noiv allemande left with your left hand. Right hand to partner and right and left grand. Meet your partner and promenade.
Repeat 2 and 3 for second, third, and fourth couples.
1.  See page 151 for directions or substitute any other intro­duction given there.
2.  a) First couple advances to second couple.
b)   First and second gentlemen each take the opposite lady and swing her half around, that is, each ex­changes places with her. (The swing can either be in dance position or a two-handed swing.)
c)   Each gentleman takes his own partner and swings once full around with her, each returning to his own position.
d)   Each gentleman again takes the opposite lady and swings with her once and a half around, again chang­ing positions with her.
e)   Each gentleman takes his partner again and swings twice around with her, and putting her down to his right, they all join hands in a circle of four. The gentleman always returns to his own place when swinging his partners- He always changes places with the opposite, since it is a one half swing and a once and a half swing.)
f)   See page 160 for directions or for a longer call.
g)   First couple advances and repeats with the third couple, then with fourth, and returns to their home position.
3.  See page 152 for directions, or substitute any other ending given there.