Well, honor your partner, and honor your corner And first and third go forward and back, then star by the right on the inside track And turn your corner with a left hand swing and box the gnat in the middle of the ring Pass right back to the sides of the town, with a dosado go full around Like an ocean wave you hang on tight, go forward and back, then swing by the right Same couple star with the old left wing, to the opposite shore with a right hand swing Back to the middle and box the flea, pass right back to the sides of the sea See saw round 'em, all the way around, and you make that wave as you come down Go forward and back and swing by the left, same couples star in center of the set Turn your corner with a left elbow, it's partners all with a dosado
FIGURE ("The Backtracker")
Now two and four do a half sashay, go up to the middle and back that way Take the opposite lady and box the gnat, come right & left thru the other way back Turn right back and pass right thru, you split that ring and around just two And by your corners stand Forward eight and eight fall back, go forward again and box the gnat Come right & left thru the other way back Then turn right back and pass right thru, and then you stop! Swing the gal behind you, pop! Now the center couples you form a ring, and circle half with the dear little thing Sashay by your partners two, re-sashay then a right & left thru And turn 'em around like you always do, and swing that gal in front of you Swing her on out to the edge of the ring, and all join hands and form a ring Walk all around that ol' left hand lady, see saw round your pretty little baby
FIGURE ("The Free Wheeler")
Now allemande left and allemande thar, go right & left and form a star You back 'em up, boys, but not too far The gents wheel out, the ladies star, turn the opposite gent from where you are Go once and a half and the gents star in, turn the opposite lady with a left hand spin A right to the corner like a wrong way thar, back 'em, boys, in a left hand star You throw out the clutch and put 'er in low, it's twice around that ring you go Skip that gal as you come down and turn the next with the right hand around And the right hand lady with the left hand around, partner right with a full turn around A left to the corner like an allemande thar, you back 'em up, boys, in a right hand star Shoot this star with a full turn around, turn the left hand lady with the right hand round Go all the way round...
FIGURE ("Shooting Star")
Do an allemande left and a right to your dears, it's a wagon wheel but strip those gears You catch her by the left with a dopaso, it's corners right and around you go Then a left hand round your pretty little maid, the ladies star, the gents promenade Go twice around to your pretty little girl, then shoot that star with a left hand whirl It's once and a half and the gents star in, the girls run around on the outside rim Wave to your gal, we're off to the races, pass her again and then trade places Gents step out and the girls star in, go twice around 'til you meet her again Now box the gnat and the gents star back, the gals run around on the outside track It's twice around to your pretty little date, shoot that star with a catch all eight By the right hand half, back by the left hand all the way around And promenade the corner as she comes down Yes, promenade, and you walk with pride, you've got mamma by your side Now honor your partner, corners all, and you wave to the gal across the hall Do an allemande left, don't go too far, and bow to your honey and there you are!
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Now bow to your partners and your corners all, now circle to the left, go round the hall And you circle to the left and around you go Allemande left and what'll it be, go right & left and you turn back three It's right & left to a right hand swing, now the ladies star in the middle of the ring The ladies star 3/4 round, turn 'em by the right as they come down It's once and a half and you don't let go, take the next with a left like "alamo" Gonna balance out and balance in, dopaso and gone again Partners left and corners round Partners left to a roll promenade and you walk back home with your own little maid Right back home with the pretty little thing, when you get there you stop and swing Everybody gonna swing and whirl, it's round and round with your pretty little girl
First couple stand back-to-back, boompsa daisy, go round that track It's all around the ring you go, while the birdies sing and the roosters crow Right on by your own, you see, to the corner couple and circle three When you get near home stand three in line, go forward and back, you're doin' fine Couple number three you swing with pride, now zig-zag through the three on the sides Go out and in and out once more, now sashay down the middle of the floor And you back right up to a line of four Go forward eight and back with you, center four do a right & left thru Now the four men left with a half sashay, forward eight and back that way Now pass right thru and turn to the right, go single file around that site With a right hand in you form a star, and walk right around but not too far Now the gents reach under with your left, and pull her on thru to an allemande thar And you back 'em up, boys, in a right hand star, walk along backwards not too far Eight roll away with a half sashay, back 'em, boys, in the same old way Now throw out the clutch and put 'er in low, it's twice around that ring you go Now turn the next with a right hand swing, it's twice around with the dear little thing And the gents star left 3/4 round, to a right & left grand as you come down Go hand over hand 'til you meet that maid, take 'er by the hand and promenade Promenade, go round the ring, and when you get home let's stop and swing
Now the second and fourth you swing some more Now go to the right and circle four, you're doin' fine: open up and form a line Go forward eight and back with you, forward again and pass right thru Join hands again, the ends turn in Circle four in the middle of the floor, go one time around with the pretty little thing Now pass right thru and split that ring, and around just one Do an allemande left with the corners all, and a right & left grand, go round the hall Shuffle along 'til you meet that maid, take her by the hand and promenade Promenade and don't slow down, now two and four pivot around Do a right & left thru with the couple you've found And the ladies chain like you always do, then forward up and pass right thru And turn to the right go single file, with the gent in the lead, Indian style The gent's in front of his partner Now the gents step out, go the other way, meet your partner with a left all around And on to the right and promenade, and don't slow down Now one and three pivot around, do a right & left thru with the couple you've found Now down the line you chain that gal, and promenade the old corral Promenade, all the way around, with the right foot up and the left foot down When you get home swing around and around, it's any old way but upside down
Walk all around your left hand lady, see saw your pretty little taw Give a left to the corner like allemande thar, back 'em up, boys, in a right hand star Now shoot that star with a once and a half, and the ladies star with a pretty little laugh To the opposite man for an allemande thar, girls back up but not too far And you back up, girls, in a pretty little star Shoot that star to your corner, pal, with a right go full around that gal It's all the way round to a left allemande, partners by the right and a right & left grand It's hand over hand around that ring And when you meet your lady fair, promenade around that square I've got a girl and she's a fright, she likes to square dance every night When we get home she takes three swings, it makes me do the darnedest things! Now bow to your partners, corners all; and keeno, boys, that's it...that's all!