Tony Parkes - Darling Nellie Gray

Title

Tony Parkes - Darling Nellie Gray

Subject

Northern / Singing

Description

This clip shows two versions of the dance, the traditional version called by Ralph Page as his usual ending dance and a variation by Maine caller Rod Linnell called "Atomic Nellie Gray." A separate video in this series shows the walkthrough.

This dance was taught by Tony Parkes as part of his workshop session on New England Square Dances, recorded November 19, 2011, at the Dare To Be Square Weekend, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC. Co-sponsored by the Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS), the event brought together six experienced callers representing different styles of traditional and modern square dance with about 70 square dance enthusiasts.

Musicians for this workshop were Jim Morrison and Steve Hickman, fiddles; Claudio Buchwald, piano; Sam Bartlett, banjo.

Date Created

November 19, 2011

Spatial Coverage

USA, North Carolina, Brasstown

Temporal Coverage

2000 -

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