CHARMING BETSY

 

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LS 515/516 Called by Pancho Baird; instrumental by The Gitfiddlers

Formation: Square; sequence: intro, figure twice for heads, middle break, figure twice for sides, ending.

Intro: (Bow to your partner) JOIN HANDS AND CIRCLE LEFT AROUND THE YOU RING YOU GO

SWING YOUR CORNER LADY HIGH AND LOW

LEFT ALLEMANDE,WEAVE BY ONE – SEE SAW THE NEXT ONE SON

TURN BACK ONE…LEFT ALLEMANDE AND GO

GRAND RIGHT AND LEFT AROUND THAT CIRCLE

PROMENADE THAT LADY THAT YOU KNOW

PROMENADE TWO BY TWO – WALK THIS LADY HOME WITH YOU

PROMENADE THAT GAL IN CALICO.

Figure: HEAD TWO YOU PROMENADE GO HALF AROUND THAT RING

HALF AROUND THEN WALK ‘EM UP AND BACK

SLIDE THRU, PASS THRU, SPLIT THESE TWO, GO ROUND ONE

HEADS STAR RIGHT ACROSS THE INSIDE TRACK

LEFT ALLEMANDE YOUR CORNER, DO SA DO AT HOME

GO BACK AND SWING YOUR CORNER ROUND AND ROUND

PROMENADE AROUND THE RING, WALK THIS LADY HOME AGAIN

PROMENADE THIS LADY ROUND THE TOWN.

Middle

break: FOUR LITTLE LADIES PROMENADE GO ROUND THE INSIDE RING

HOME YOU GO AND EVERYBODY SWING

JOIN HANDS AND MAKE A RING, CIRCLE LEFT LIKE EVERYTHING

LEFT ALLEMANDE AND WEAVE AROUND THE RING

WEAVE ‘EM IN AND OUT AROUND THAT CIRCLE

DO SA DO AND PROMENADE HER THERE

PROMENADE TWO BY TWO, YOU TAKE SAL AND I'LL TAKE SUE

WALK HIS LADY ALL AROUND THE SQUARE.

Ending:

FOUR LADIES PROMENADE GO ROUND THE INSIDE RING

BOX THE GNAT….THE MEN STAR LEFT AROUND

GO HOME AND TURN THRU, LEFT ALLEMAND WHEN YOU GET THRU

A GRAND RIGHT AND LEFT AROUND THE TOWN

DO SA DO YOUR LADY WHEN YOU MEET HER

GO ONCE AROUND AND THEN YOU PROMENADE

PROMENADE AROUND THE TRACK, WALK THIS LADY RIGHT ON BACK

STOP WHEN YOU GET HOME, YOU'VE GOT IT MADE.

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