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The Paranoid Jig

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THE PARANOID JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Judith Kowalczik, 2019

1- 8 All clap, 2s followed by 1s dance Fig of 8 round 3s. 213
9-16 1s pass partner RSh, pull back RSh and retire to opposite sides while 2s+3s dance DoSiDo with partners; 1s turn RH end facing each other with backs to 1st corners
17-24 Corners Chase and Turn:
 17-20 1s followed by corners pass RSh, 1s dance to 3rd corner position and set while corners pull back RSh, turn RH ending with backs to 1s
 21-24 1st corners followed by 1s pass RSh, dance to original corner and set while 1s pull back RSh, turn ¾ RH ending with backs to 2nd corners
25-32 Repeat 17-24

Note: 2nd time through, bars 31-32: 1s turn RH to bottom of set (4s step up)

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

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