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Folk Dance poor boy

22 Feb 21 - 04:04 PM (#4094327)
Subject: Folk Dance poor boy
From: Murpholly

Anyone know the tune and moves to this folk dance.


22 Feb 21 - 04:49 PM (#4094341)
Subject: RE: Folk Dance poor boy
From: GUEST,#

Is it known by other names/titles??


22 Feb 21 - 05:46 PM (#4094354)
Subject: RE: Folk Dance poor boy
From: Murpholly

Not as far as I know. I only know the start of the dance which is a square. Four litle ladies promenade around that great big ring. Dosido their partners all gents left had star around the suare - hen I am stuck


22 Feb 21 - 06:02 PM (#4094357)
Subject: RE: Folk Dance poor boy
From: GUEST,#

Do you think it could be this that you're looking?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BERNARD-CHALK-MOSAIC-poor-boy-texas-star-1978-UK-PHOTON-SQUARE-DANCE-EP-/153852461863


25 Feb 21 - 05:49 PM (#4094869)
Subject: RE: Folk Dance poor boy
From: GUEST,CJB666

You could ask on the folk dance mailng lists:

Trad Callers (formerly trad-dance-callers)

tradcallers@lists.sharedweight.net

ECD List

ecd@lists.sharedweight.net

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26 Feb 21 - 03:32 AM (#4094925)
Subject: RE: Folk Dance poor boy
From: BobL

This is what's on my call card. I've never actually needed to call it, but I'll have a go at transcribing the sung call from the record.


Square set.
Set tune (sung call).
Form: intro, figure x 2 led by heads, x2 led by sides, intro.

Intro:
Ladies promenade ACW inside square.
Do-si-do partners: gents RH star.
Gents see-saw (walk ACW) round partners,
allemande L. corners, grand chain halfway.
Do-si-do & swing partners.

Figure:
Heads LC halfway, LC with couple on L (prog.)
Allemande L & short swing.
Circle L, ladies half sashay.
Weave ring halfway, do-si-do (new) partner & promenade.