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MY FRIEND JOE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Robert M Campbell RSCDS Book 38

1- 8 1s+2s dance the Bourrel and end facing up for Allemande:-
' 1M+2L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise ½ way
' set and turn RH to face up for Allemande
9-16 2s+1s dance Allemande (5 bars) and dance into middle M turning partners under their right arms to face up, 1s cast and 2s lead up
17-24 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret 1 step, cross RH, 1s+3s circle 4H round to left
25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret 1 step, cross LH, 2s+1s circle 4H round to right

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