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Lucky Seven

Source: Traditional; published in English Dance & Song, April 1958. Vol XXII. No. 4
Formation: Circle Mixer

A1 Circle Left
A2 Into the Middle & Back x2
B1 Grand Chain - count your Partner as Number One
B2 Swing Number Seven

Music:
The article suggests "The Happy Clown"; the Community Dances Manual suggests "The Spaceman". In reality any suitable 32 bar tune will do.

Notes:
This is a very popular dance, but beginners often go the wrong way or miscount - it takes careful teaching. Once they get the hang of it you can vary it by swinging the 8th or 9th, or get them to count in different languages for fun.

Original page from English Dance & Song, April 1958

Lucky Seven
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