Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sodger Laddie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SODGER LADDIE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Walsh RSCDS Book 12

1- 8 1s cross down to face 1st corners and dance reels of 3 across giving RSh to 1st corners
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 with other couples giving LSh to 2nd corners
17-24 1s lead out between 2L+3L, 1L casts up 1M down, meet and lead out between 2M+3M, 1L casts up to original place as 1M casts down and up to place
25-32 1s dance DoSiDo, cast to 2nd places and turn RH

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Sodger is another name for soldier and laddie is another name for boy - soldier boy.
Sodger Laddie - Soldier Boy Image
A Soldier Boy Of The 71st Regiment Infantry, New York National Guard, Saying Good Bye To His Sweetheart, 1917


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