Don & Marie Armstrong - Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Title

Don & Marie Armstrong - Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Subject

Northern / Singing

Description

Don and Marie Armstrong call Trail of the Lonesome Pine. Recorded live at the Downeast Western Square Dance Club in Kittery, Maine.

A clip of Don's commercial recording of this dance can be found here, and a search on this website will reveal additional examples:

* Video, called by Bill Litchman at Dare To Be Square, Brasstown, NC
* Video, called by Tod Whittemore at the Ralph Page Dance Legacy Weekend
*Video, called by Tony Parkes at release party for Ralph Sweet's book
* Video, called by Rich Sbardella in Connecticut

Don took the figures from Ralph Page's dance Gents and Corners and set them to this popular tune, and it has become a well-known singing square in the decades since. Here is Gents and Corners, called by Tony Parkes.

Creator

Don and Marie Armstrong

Source

Tape recorded by Tom Potts and donated by his estate to the Square Dance Foundation of New England

Date Created

October, 1960

Contributor

Tom Potts, SDFNE

Spatial Coverage

USA, Maine, Kittery

Temporal Coverage

1960s

Item Relations

This Item is related to Item: Marie Armstrong - Mountain Dew (clip)
This Item is related to Item: Marie Armstrong - patter