Bully of the Town

Title

Bully of the Town

Subject

Northern / Singing

Description

Nils Fredland calls a singing square from the repertoire of Keith Blackmon, an upstate New York square dance caller. The dance figures are the familiar Cut Off Six, also known as Divide the Ring. A selection of Blackmon's dances has been published by Country Dance and Song Society under the title of "New River Train." Recorded for the Square Dance History Project, January 19, 2013, at the annual Ralph Page Dance Legacy Weekend in Durham, NH. The musicians are Eden MacAdam Somer (fiddle) and Larry Unger (guitar).

Creator

Keith Blackmon / Nils Fredland

Date Created

January 19, 2013

Contributor

David Millstone

Spatial Coverage

USA, New Hampshire, Durham

Temporal Coverage

2000 -

Item Relations

Item: Keith Blackmon & Pony Boy is related to This Item
Item: New River Train is related to This Item
Item: Divide the Ring - Jerry Goodwin is related to This Item