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Let The Hackles Rise

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LET THE HACKLES RISE (J4x48) 4C set John Drewry Canadian Book

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance ½ R&L, 1s+4s dance ½ R&L
17-24 All dance reels of 4 on sides
25-32 4s+1s cross (L under M arch), 2s+4s and 1s+3s turn 1¼ times on side (4s+1s turning out) to form lines of 4 across (all Men at one end) and all set
33-40 Men dance RH across as Ladies dance LH and all change places with partner (3s start) to dance Men LH across and Ladies RH across. 3142
41-48 3s followed by 1s+4s+2s dance up to top and cast. 2413

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


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