All 8 Spin the Top – Other

All 8 Spin the Top

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Traditional Square Dance:

Triple Allemande:
From The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing compiled and arranged by Jay King, 1976.

Triple Allemande was created by Vera Hollefleur from Palo Alto, California in 1945

“In current terminology, this is an All Eight Left Spin the Top started with the corner lady. In 1945, however (and even today) it was a challenging call with directional cues.”

Allemande left and the ladies star,
The men promenade the outside bar;

Allemande left and the men star right,
The girls promenade in the middle of the night;

Allemande left with the old left hand,
Here we go Right and Left Grand.