LITTLE SPANISH RESTAURANT

 

(Pat Fanville)


Dash record 2505A (Instrumental)

Dash record 2505B (Called by Al Brownlee)


Played by Schroeder’s Playboys

Key of D, Tempo 132 bpm


Original dance by Gaylard Tannant, Phoenix, Arizona

Copyright 1957


Introduction, break and ending:

Well, allemande left your corner girl and do-sa-do your pet,

Now 1 and 3 (2 and 4) square thru, right left, right, and a left

Right and left thru the outside two and turn ‘em don’t be slow

Dive thru and square thru, three-quarters round you go

Allemande left your corner, do-sa-do your own

Swing the lady go once around and you promenade her home

*Side by side, go hand in hand, you shuffle round the floor

Swing her once and balance out, there’s sure to be some more


*For ending substitute these lines:

Each time I hear this Rhumba beat, I know it’s time to go

To the little Spanish Restaurant (4 beats)

Way down in Mexico.


Dance Pattern:

1 and 3 (2 and 4) go forward and back, forward again, square thru

It’s right and a left and a right and a left, with outsides right and left thru

Turn ‘em now and dive thru, pass thru where you are

Split those two, go round one and into the middle you star

Star by the right in the center, just once and a half you roam

Box the flea with the corner girl and you promenade her home

Each time I hear the square dance beat and listen to the call

Go hand in hand, side by side, promenade the hall.


Sequence of dance:

Intro (1 and 3), 2 changes of pattern (1 and 3)

Break (2 and 4), 2 changes of pattern (2 and 4)

Ending (1 and 3).


Note: Each line requires 8 beats of music, except as noted.

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