Bill Ohse - Grapevine Twist


Bill Ohse - Grapevine Twist


Southern / Appalachian / Four-couple squares


"Take that lady by the wrist, around that couple with a grapevine twist... back to the center with a whoa haw gee."

Break: Dive for the Oyster

A search for "Grapevine Twist" in this project's digital collection will return references, audio clips, and video clips showing that figure, including Elizabeth Burchenal's silent footage from the 1930s.

Recorded May 5, 2012, at the evening dance at Dare To Be Square, Riner, Virginia. Bill Ohse, traditional West Virginia square dance caller, is at the mic.

Musicians are Chance McCoy -- fiddle; Bob Browder -- guitar;; Mac Traynham -- banjo; Frances West - first bass player; Andrew Norcross - second bass player.


John-Michael Seng-Wheeler

Date Created

May 5, 2012

Spatial Coverage

USA, West Virginia

Temporal Coverage

2000 -

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