Square Dance History Project
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  • Subject is exactly "Modern Western / Mainstream"
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Swing Thru - Jim Mayo - MWSD 3a

This is one of a set of videos documenting Jim Mayo's workshop on Modern Western Square Dance, recorded November 19, 2011. In this series, Jim teaches Swing Thru, a figure that opened up exciting… View item
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12th Street Rag - Jim Mayo - MWSD 2c

This is a series of videos documenting Jim Mayo's workshop on Modern Western Square Dance, recorded November 19, 2011. This was part of the Dare To Be Square Weekend held at the John C. Campbell… View item
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Alabama Jubilee - Joe Casey

Joe Casey, caller. View item
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Best Things in Life Are Free - Jim Mayo

This song was used by Jim Mayo for his first recording which was on Mac Gregor Records (#2055) in 1963. The figure used here was created for this group of dancers to show how MWSD singing calls are… View item
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Betsy Gotta - patter

Betsey Gotta callng a MWSD Mainstream Patter call to the tune of Hernando's Hideaway. View item
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Brian Hotchkies - MWSD Australia 2010 – Mainstream

Brian Hotchkies calling to six squares at the double trouble dance weekend 20-22 August 2010 run by Waggon Wheel square and round dance club of Dunedin, New Zealand.The choreography is Progressive… View item
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Brian Hotchkies - MWSD Australia 2010 – Progressive Squares

Brian Hotchkies calling a singing call to six squares at the Double Trouble dance weekend 20-22 August 2010 run by Wagon Wheel square and round dance club of Dunedin, New Zealand. The choreography is… View item
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Deborah Carroll-Jones Calling for Canyon Lake Twirlers

This video starts with an interview with the club president and then, at 1:17 continues with an interview with Deborah Carroll-Jones. At 2:30 Deborah begins a description of the singing call she is… View item
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Dick Leger - G-String

Recorded at the York Contra Holiday weekend, York, PA, 1996, part of a three-tape series issued by Kentucky Dance Foundation, c/o Folk Dancer Record Center, 6290 Olin Road, Brandenburg, Kentucky… View item
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Dick Leger - Grand Tour

Recorded at the York Contra Holiday weekend, York, PA, 1996, part of a three-tape series issued by Kentucky Dance Foundation, c/o Folk Dancer Record Center, 6290 Olin Road, Brandenburg, Kentucky… View item