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Hires Throws a Square Dance

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Hires Throws a Square Dance

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with Chris Sanderson


16-page booklet distributed by Hires Root Beer in 1950 as part of the square dance craze of that time. The booklet calls Sanderson "the most famous man in square dancing" and cites numerous accomplishments: four square dances a week, for the past 17 years, a total of more than 3,000 appearances (including eleven at the National Folk Festival).

This site also contains audio clips of Sanderson calling with his Pocopson Valley Boys and an illustration him playing fiddle.


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