SUNFLOWER SQUARE

 

Original dance called by Marvin Shilling from Trinidad, Colorado

Western Jubilee 574A (Instrumental is 574B)


1. Now you allemande left and a right and left grand

And you go ‘round the ring until you meet your honey

Then you promenade home with the girl that you adore (partner)

She’s your sunflower from the sunflower state.


2. Now the first and third you bow and swing

Then up to the center and back to the ring

Now forward make a right hand star

Go once around from where you are

Then turn your corner for an allemande thar

And back up in a right hand star

(head couples form a right hand star holding on to corners, side couples are on outside, star moves counter-clockwise)

Turn the outside in, and the inside out

(outside couples form right hand star, head couples are on outside, star moves counter-clockwise)

And keep that star turning ‘round about

Then break in the middle with a full turn ‘round

And the corner lady with the right hand ‘round

Now your partner left

And promenade that corner girl

(new partner is original opposite lady – short promenade to home position – do not go all the way around the ring)

She’s a sunflower from the sunflower state


3. Repeat #2 above for 2nd and 4th couples — First line: Now the 2nd and 4th you bow and swing

4. Repeat #2 above for 1st and 3rd couples

5. Repeat #2 above for 2nd and 4th couples — First line: Now the 2nd and 4th you bow and swing


6. Now you do-sa-do your corner

And you do-sa-do your partner

Then you swing your little girl

She’s your sunflower, she’s your one flower

She’s the flower of your heart

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