Four Poster Bed / goal post - Rickey Holden
Caller Rickey Holden calls the a variation of the goal post figures at a workshop in Taastrup, Denmark, August 19, 2005. Instead of having dancers immediately go around one, as in goal post, Holden directs them to swing behind, before they repeat the pattern. In his book "Instant Hash," co-authored with Lloyd Litman, Holden writes, "In 1945 Charley Thomas introduced the FOUR POSTER BED; from this, or independently, Herb Greggerson started calling SPLIT THE RING AND AROUND JUST ONE. Thus was started goal post hash where two inactive couples stand still like goal posts while the others manipulate thru and around them." The music here is by the Folkraft American Orchestra, playing Glise a Sherbrooke.
Subjects: Northeast - general, Modern square dance - general
Tags: Birdie in the Cage, Denmark, Goal Post, Rickey Holden