Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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3. Noiv swing on the corner,
Allemande left with the one you swung, Right hand to partner and trot right along, Promenade eight when you get straight.
Repeat 2 and 3 for second, third, and fourth couples.
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There are several variants of this call. Sometimes the foot couple does not swing, such as:
swing when you meet as you did before, Down the center and cast off four. Swing your honey and she'll swing you, Down the center and a-cast off two,
or when it is desired that all four couples swing, the (b) is changed to:
swing at the head and the foot swing too And the side four swing as you used to do.
1.  See page 148 for explanation or substitute any introduc¬≠tion given there.
2.  a) First couple step back from each other four steps,
then advance and swing together. With the gentleman holding the lady's hand they walk down the center of the set and pass through the third couple, who separate to let them pass. The lady turns right and walks around the outside of the set and back to place while, the gentleman turns to the left and does the same.
b)   When they meet at their home position they swing again, and at the same time the third couple also swings.
c)   The first couple again goes down the center and sepa¬≠rates so that the lady, turning right, passes between the second and third couple, while the gentleman turning left passes between the third and fourth couple. Each continues around the outside of the set and back to place. They thus cut away or walk