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Young At Heart (Rankin)

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YOUNG AT HEART (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Lyn Rankin Belfast Platinum Anniversary

1- 8 1s set, cross down RH to 2nd place opposite sides to face 1st corners (2s step up); 1s+corners set, turn ¾ RH to 1L between 2s facing down, 1M between 3s facing up
9-16 1s turn 1¼ LH to face 2nd corners; 1s+corners set, turn ¾ LH to 1M between 2s facing down, 1L between 3s facing up
17-24 All advance and retire; ½ diagonal R&L (1M+3M and 1L+2L cross RH to start). End 1L between 2M+3M facing down, 1M between 2L+3L facing up
25-32 All set, all cross RH with partner; all chase clockwise 2 places, 2s at top, 1s in 2nd place opposite sides and 3s in 3rd place, 1s cross RH. 213

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

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Devised By Lyn Rankin, published in Belfast branch 70th Anniversary Book, dance No. 1.

Young At Heart
Young At Heart

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