Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts

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Square Chain The Top -- [C1]
(Al Appleton 1972)

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From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave). EN: 10

Right Pull By & 1/4 In; Step To A L-H Wave; (Left) Spin The Top; (Left) Turn Thru. EN: 20

Ends in Back-to-Back Couples. EN: 30

 beforeSquare Chain The Top afterRight Pull By after1/4 In and Step To A L-H Wave afterSpin The Top afterLeft Turn Thru (done)

Alternative definition: Square Thru on the 2nd hand Spin The Top; (Left) Turn Thru. EN: 40

Notes:
• Square Chain The Top is the same as Square Chain Thru [A1] but replace Swing-Slip with Spin The Top. EN: 50
• The end result of Square Chain The Top is the same as if you'd done a Reverse Swap AroundEN: 60

Left Square Chain The Top [C1]:

Start with the Left hand (i.e., Left Pull By; 1/4 In and Step To A Right-Hand Wave; Spin The Top; Turn Thru). EN: 70

Split Square Chain The Top [C1] (Johnny Walter 1973):
Those who can Right Pull By and turn 1/4 to face the inactives; all Step To A L-H Wave; Spin The Top; Left Turn Thru. Ends in Back-to-Back Couples. EN: 648

Square Chain The Top To A Wave [C1]:
From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave). Square Chain The Top but replace the (Left) Turn Thru with a (Left) Arm Turn 1/2. Ends in a L-H Wave. EN: 649

Square Chain Thru [A1] (Buford Evans 1965):
From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave). Right Pull By and 1/4 In; Left Swing Thru; Left Turn Thru. Ends in Back-to-Back Couples. EN: 72

Square Chain Cross The Top [C4]:
From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave). Right Pull By & 1/4 In; Step To A L-H Wave; (Left) Spin The Top & Spread; Turn Thru. Ends in Back-to-Back Couples. EN: 650

See also Split [Square Thru] CONCEPT [C1] and anything To A Wave CONCEPT [C1].

CALLERLAB definition for Split Square Chain the Top
CALLERLAB definition for Square Chain the Top

Choreography for Square Chain The Top