A waltz written by Bryce and Elner Reay of Dayton, Ohio.
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Music: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World"
Record: LS 235-45
Position: Partners facing in butterfly pos, man's back to COH.
Footwork: Opposite throughout, directions for man.
Introduction: 4 meas of 3/4 rhythm.
WAIT TWO MEAS; RF TWIRL TO LOD; STEP TOUCH
Wait two meas in butterfly, man's back to COH; twirl
woman 3/4 RF under her R and man's L hands (while man
steps back on his L and touches R), ending in closed pos,
man facing LOD; step touch in place, R, L (woman L, R).
1-4 BAL BACK, 2, 3; BAL FWD (TWIRL); STEP-SWING, ;
STEP-TOUCH, (REVERSE TWIRL)
In closed pos, bal back twd RLOD on man's L (fwd on
woman's R); bal fwd on man's R while woman twirls L, R,
L under her R and man's L hands, making a full spot turn to
face man, leaving some space between them; step-swing,
man's R foot (woman's L) slightly twd COH and between
them; step-touch in place (R-L) while woman does reverse
twirl under her R and man's L hands to face man.
5-8 GRAPEVINE, 2, 3; CROSS, FLARE, ; GRAPEVINE, 2,
3; STEP TOUCH,
In closed pos, man facing LOD, starting man's L, grapevine
(side, behind, side) in twd COH; cross R in front and flare
L, 2, 3 (woman opp); on L, start grapevine back twd wall
(behind, side, front) turning to face partner on counts 2, 3;
step on R (woman L) touch with L and assume closed pos.
9-12 WALTZ FWD, 2, 3; WALTZ FWD (TWIRL); WALTZ
FWD 2, 3; WALTZ FWD (TWIRL)
In closed pos, waltz fwd (l, R, L); man waltzes fwd (R, L,
R) taking small steps while twirling woman in a full RF
turn to closed pos again; waltz fwd (L, R, L); man waltzes
fwd (R, L, R) while twirling woman in a full RF turn to
face each other again, man facing LOD, and holding both
13-16 STEP-SWING, ; STEP-SWING, ; SIDECAR AROUND,
2, 3; ON AROUND, 2, 3
Holding hands, and slightly apart step, swing, man
stepping on L and swing R across in front (woman step R
and swing L); step, swing, stepping on man's R and swing
L across in front; assume butterfly sidecar pos, and walk
around turning L (CCW) for 3 steps; continue around (4, 5,
6) to end with man facing wall (this makes a 3/4 L turn for
17-20 Repeat meas 1-4 with man facing wall, and balancing
21-24 Repeat meas 5-8, with man facing wall and moving L
LOD, start the grapevine to man's L (side, behind, side),
etc.; on meas 24, step R, touch L, opening out to open pos.
25-28 WALTZ FWD, 2, 3; STEP-TOUCH, ; CROSS OVER, 2,
In open pos, inside hands joined, starting on man's L, waltz
fwd in LOD; step R, touch L, - (woman L-R); man reaches
across and takes woman's R hand in his L and turns her
across under his L arm to change sides, keeping well apart;
turn to face partner with a step-touch (man is facing COH,
woman facing wall).
29-32 BAL TOGETHER, ; BAL APART, ; TWINKLE;
On man's L, bal together, touching both hands; on man's R,
bal apart, keeping man's L and woman's R hands joined;
moving R in LOD, man crosses L over in front of R, step R
with R, and close L to R (woman crosses in front also);
change hands (man's R and woman's L) and twinkle twd
RLOD, crossing man's R over in front of L, step to L with
L, close R to L (open out twd LOD).
33-36 WALTZ FWD, 2, 3; STEP-TOUCH, ; CROSS OVER, 2,
In open pos, waltz fwd in LOD (L, R, L); step-touch, ;
man reaches across and takes woman's L hand in his R and
turns her across under his R arm, to change sides, keeping
well apart; turn to face partner with a step-touch (man is
facing wall, woman facing COH).
37-40 BAL TOGETHER, ; BAL APART, ; TWINKLE;
On man's L bal together, touching both hands; bal apart,
keeping man's L and woman's R hands joined; moving R
in RLOD, man crosses L over in front of R, steps to R on
R, closes L to R; change hands man crosses R over in
front of L, steps to L with L, closes R to L while pivoting to
face LOD (woman crosses L over in front of R, steps to R
with r, and closes L to R while turning in front of partner to
face him in closed pos to start over).
Ending: Entire dance is done twice. At the end of the second time
through, complete twinkle in the normal manner on meas 40, and
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