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May's 100

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MAY'S 100 (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Brenchley The Other Kangaroo Paw

1- 8 1s dance in, cast to 2nd place, turn ¾ RH to join LH with 1st corners and Balance-in-Line
9-16 1s turn 1st corners LH into prom hold (corners on Left of 1s) and promenade clockwise ½ way round. Corners finish in opposite corner position while 2nd corners change places RH and twirl (pull back RSh) out to opposite corner
17-20 1s turn ¾ RH, join LH with 2nd corner person (4th corner position) and Balance-in-Line
21-28 1s and 2nd corners repeat bars 9-16 while 1st corners change places RH and twirl (pull back RSh) out to sides
29-32 1s turn ¾ RH to 2nd place own sides. 2s+1s+3s set

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

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This jig, May's 100, was written for Mrs May Brown for her 100th birthday celebrated in April 2011.

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