WESTERN MOON

 

(Texas Plains)


Dash record 2523A (Instrumental)

Dash record 2523B (Called by Gaylard Tannatt)


Played by Schroeder’s Playboys

Key of A, Tempo 132 bpm


Original dance by Gaylard Tannatt, Phoenix, Arizona

Copyright 1960


Intro and break:

Walk around your corner lady, turn your own girl with a right

And let the men star left, one time, box the gnat right there at home

And let the ladies star left, swing with your own there at home

Let’s do a left allemande, and you weave that ole ring

‘Til your own little ole doll you see, then you promenade the land

You go walking hand in hand, out under a western moon.


Figure:

And now, the heads (sides) to the middle, face your corner, eight chain through

Turn ‘em on the ends an chain across the set you do, turn ‘em on the ends, chain ‘em right on across

With the sides (heads) do a right and left through, then you dive on through

**And do a California twirl, swing with your corner girl

Then you promenade the square, just like you’re walking on air

Out under a western moon


Ending:

Come on, let’s all join up hands, and circle to the right

Go halfway ‘round to home, now the men star left

The girls backtrack, it’s twice around you go

Tuen ‘em with a right hand around, you do a left allemande

A grand ole right and left, ‘til your own little ole doll you see

Then you promenade the land, you go walking hand in hand

Out under a western moon


Alternate ending for figure:

**Square through, three quarters ‘round, pull her by and swing a brand new girl

Then you promenade the land, you go walking hand in hand,

Out under a western moon


Dance sequence: Intro, figure twice for heads, repeat intro, figure twice for sides, ending.

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