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Campbeltown Loch

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CAMPBELTOWN LOCH (J4x48) 4C set Roy Clowes Ormskirk Book 1
2 chords, on 2nd chord 1s+2s also 3+4s move to Glasgow Highlanders position

1- 8 All Adv&Ret, cross RH and turn partners LH to form 2 lines of 4 across, 1s to the left facing 3s, 2s to the right facing 4s (Ladies on Men's right)
9-16 All Adv&Ret, cross RH and turn partners LH to longways set - 4s in top places (Mans side) facing 3s, 2s (Mans side) facing 1s (Ladies on Men's right)
17-24 4s+3s and 2s+1s dance RH across and LH back
25-32 3s+2s dance diagonal reel of 4
33-40 4s+1s dance Ladies' Chain
41-48 3s+4s and 1s+2s dance ½ R&L and 3s+2s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 All end 1 place anticlockwise round set) (Original version)
41-48 3s+4s and 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 3s+2s dance change places diagonal RH and change with partners LH on sides (Popular version)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Campbeltown Loch is a small sea loch near the south of the Kintyre Peninsula facing eastwards towards the Firth of Clyde. The town of Campbeltown (pronounced "cam-bell-town"), from which it takes its name, is located at its head.

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Campbeltown Loch

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