CRAWDAD SQUARE

 

Revised from an original dance by Bob Merkley from Phoenix, Arizona and called by Marvin Shilling from Trinidad, Colorado

Western Jubilee 571B


1. Honor your partner – swing your corner lady

Honor your corner – swing your pretty baby

Back to the corner with your left hand

Off you go in a right and left grand

Honey — baby — mine


Now do-sa-do your lady when you meet her

Swing her, boys, there’s no one else that’s sweeter

So promenade to the crawdad hole

You get a line and I’ll get a pole

Honey — baby — mine


2. Head two couples promenade around the outside

Two side ladies chain across the inside

Head two couples right and left through

Turn right around like you always do

Two head ladies chain across the ring


Side couples right and left through – head couples swing

Two head ladies chain across – side couples swing

Side two gents you step across (to home position)

Swing with the one you almost lost (partner)

Head two couples right and left back home

(all end in home position with original partner)


3. Allemande left with your left hand, my honey

Partner right and a right and left grand, baby

Now promenade to the crawdad hole

You dig the bait and I’ll get a pole

Honey — baby — mine


4. Repeat no. 2 with side couples leading out

5. Repeat no. 3

6. Repeat no. 2

7. Repeat no. 3

8. Repeat no. 2 with side couples leading out

9. Repeat no. 3

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