Many Happy Returns (Adams)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionMANY HAPPY RETURNS (R4x32) 4C set J Adams Ness House 1
1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ R&L, 1s+4s dance ½ R&L
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides and end facing up or down
17-24 All set and change places RH on sides, set to partner and 4s+2s dance ½ RH across while 3s+1s dance ½ LH across
25-32 4s lead up RH as 1s lead down LH, cross at top/bottom and cast to 2nd/3rd place and all turn RH. 2413
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationAlso see the dance Many Happy Returns (Briscoe) by Melbourne Briscoe.
Many Happy Returns, Card, c. 1910-1919
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