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The Comeback Jig

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THE COMEBACK JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Elaine Brunken Moments in Time

1- 8 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s, then ½ Fig of 8 round 3s. 1s finish in 2nd place own sides (2s step up bars 7-8)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance RSh round partner, dance out to own sides and all chase clockwise ½ way round. (3)(1)(2)
17-24 1s dance RH across (1L+2s in 3rd place, 1M+3s in 1st place). 1s swap ends to dance LH across with other couple
25-32 2s+1s+3s chase anticlockwise ½ way round, all dance round partner LSh, and dance out to own sides. 213

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

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