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This clip starts with the middle break. The dance is published in Ted Sannella's book Balance and Swing.Live recording by Ted Sannella at the Downeast Country Dance Festival, South Portland, Maine; March 13, 1993. Music by The Old Grey Goose (Jeff…

Another recording of Pony Boy (full length)

Gotcher was a recipient of the Milestone award from CALLERLAB, with this biographical information.

excerpt from a live recording in the early 1960s

Published in 1950, the book contains directions to 100 dances, as well as photographs illustrating basic moves for beginners. Among those are Do-Ci-Do, Docey, Do-Sa-Do, and Do-Paso. (see the Contents page, included in this file) The book also has a…

sample of Les Gotcher's calling style, in this case building a dance from a break sequence

Black Mountain 128

Recorded by the Ralph Page Trio, to the tune of Girl I Left Behind Me (Disc 364)

Arkansas "Arkie" Woodchopper was the stage name and persona adopted by Luther Ossenbrink. He was a star of the WLS National Barn Dance show, and he recorded moe than three dozen sides between 1929 and 1945. Discography.This clip shows a…

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Recorded September 4, 1940, with Spade Cooley (fiddle) and Cooley's Buckle Busters. Decca 3733.

"Now you waltz down the center and there you divide Lady to the right, gent the other side Honor your partner and then make a trade Swing on the corner to a waltz promenade" Digitized from a live recording in the collection of the Arizona Historical…