Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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Note hand over hand with a right and left grand. Oh, sorne'll go right and some'll go left Now Promenade!
Repeat 2 and 3 complete for the second, third, and fourth couples.
1.  See page 149 for explanations or substitute any other introduction given there.
2.  a) First lady advances to the second couple while the
first gentleman remains in his place.
b)   She joins right hands with the second gentleman and swings him once around.
c)   She now joins left hands with the second lady and swings her once around.
d)   She swings the second gentleman again with a right hand swing.
e)   She skips back to her partner and joining left hands with him swings him once around.
f)   She now skips on to the third couple and swings them in the same way—always swinging the other men with her right hand and her partner and the ladies with her left hand.
3.  See page 154 for explanation or substitute any other ending given there.
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Some dancers prefer using regular swing position, in­stead of single hands. When the two ladies swing together it is best for them to stand with right hips together, and each lady grasp the other's arms just below the shoulders. However, the swing position is more often used for the next call and the one hand swing for this one.
Note : This and the following dance are found in an in­finite variety of forms and variations in different parts of the country.