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Country Dance and Quadrille

In this poem, c. 1822, we see that it's the squires from the countryside of England who prefer the stately Miss Quadrille, while others are initially enamored of the charms of that newcomer from France, Mademoiselle Quadrille.

DTBS attendees

A group shot of the participants in the Dare To Be Square weekend, Brasstown, NC. There were 69 dancers registered, of whom fully 49 are dance callers.

DTBS Callers & musicians

The callers are joined by the musicians from the Dare To Be Square Weekend. Front row: Jim Morrison, guitar and fiddle; Sam Bartlett, banjo; Claudio Buchwald, piano and fiddle; Steve Hickman, fiddle

Cheyenne Mountain Dancers in DC (thumbnail)

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Cheyenne Mountain Dancers in DC

Note: click on the image above to get a larger picture. For a much larger image, click on the FILE link to the right of the photo.The Cheyenne Mountain Dancers appeared at the National Folk Festival in Washington, DC, in 1939, their first trip to the East from their Colorado Springs home.Left to right: Lloyd "Pappy" ShawMr. Evans (Shop,…

Carl Ewing giving Pappy Silver Spur.jpg

The Silver Spur was an award established by Bob and Becky Osgood, and awarded to individuals whom Osgood felt should be honored; Lloyd Shaw was the first recipient of the award.

Fred Bergin & Pappy

Cal Campbell writes: "Pappy and Fred Bergin were partners in Lloyd Shaw Recordings. Fred was a marvelous piano player. He came to several of the Lloyd Shaw Fellowships and would play music on the old piano in the little hall we danced in. We all loved to call to his music. He would listen to your chant, for just a few measures of music, and…

Lloyd Shaw portrait

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L Shaw receiving award #2

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L Shaw receiving award #3

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L Shaw receiving award.jpg

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L Shaw signing autographs #2.jpg

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L Shaw signing autographs2.jpg

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Pappy & Bob Osgood 8:1949.jpg

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Pappy & Dorothy 1956 or 57.jpg

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Pappy & Dorothy with Mic.jpg

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Pappy calling at big dance.jpg

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