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Pam McKeever - Cheyenne Mountain Dancers demo, 1990

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Pam McKeever - Cheyenne Mountain Dancers demo, 1990


Pam McKeever is the caller; the dancers are demonstrating a routine like that used by Lloyd Shaw's Cheyenne Mountain Dancers in the late 1930s and 1940s. You'll note a series of dramatic aerial figures that helped make the Cheyenne dancers such a sensation as they toured the country.

The musicians are Brendan Doyle, banjo; Chris Romaine, fiddle; John Schwab, guitar, and Nancy Mamlin, upright bass.

Couple One: Bill Borgida and Deb Tankard
Couple Two: Dorothy Bradford and Steve
Couple Three: Lars Hanslin and Unidentified woman
Couple Two: Judy Magier and Jim Bollman

Recorded at American Dance Week, July 28--August 4, 1990, a camp organized by Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS) and held at Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, MA. Information about CDSS camps today can be found here.

The Related Item shows a similar demonstration set organized by McKeever and presented in 1981.


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July, 1990

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This Item is related to Item: Pam McKeever and the Flying Squares, 1981