Thady You Gander

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Thady You Gander 

Longways sets of 4 couples.
A1 Top Couple, down the set Top couple skip down the inside of the set, lady turns under and returns up the outside of the Man’s line, Man returns up the outside of the Ladies line. The Lady is now where the man was and the Man is in the Ladies place. Others clap.
A2 Lady Leads Top Lady turns to the first man in the line, taps him on the shoulder and leads the the 3 men around the other line and back to place. Others clap.
A3 Man Leads Top Man turns to the first lady in the line, gives her a nod and a wink and leads the the 3 ladies around the other line and back to place. Others clap.
B1B2 Strip the Willow Top couple strip the willow, right arm to partner, left to the line down to the bottom of the set. Others all move up one place, ready to start again.
*** New top couple should  listen and wait for the change. ***
40 bar tunes AAABB A Playford dance, pre 1650.
Note tune has 3A’s + 2 B’s to fit the Stripping.

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