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Well Done Jack

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WELL DONE JACK (J8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 29

1- 8 1s and 2s dance DoSiDo and turn partners RH 1½ times
9-16 1s and 2s dance DoSiDo and dance ½ R&L
17-24 2s+1s+3s set twice and turn partners RH
25-32 1s dance down below 3s, cast up behind 3s, dance up between 2s and cast to 2nd place

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

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This jig, Well Done Jack, is a Scottish Country Dance devised by Nathanial Kynaston in 1718 and published by Walsh in "Twenty Four New Country Dances for the Year 1718.

It was adapted to Scottish dancing in 1979 and published in the RSCDS Book 29.

(Dance information copyright, reproduced here with the kind permission of George Williams)

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