John Muir Branch ball

Mike Briggs

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If you're free the evening of Saturday 19 April, come to the annual ball
of the John Muir (Wisconsin) Branch. Calum McKinnon will join O'er the
Border to play for the following program.

Mike

1 Catch the Wind
2 Scottish Reform
3 The Lea Rig
4 The Bishop of Columbus
5 The Lammermuir Hills
6 Light and Airy

7 Mrs Stewart’s Jig
8 Angus MacKinnon’s Hornpipe
9 Miss Gibson’s Strathspey
10 Four Ducks in a Row
11 Mrs Hamilton of Wishaw
12 The De’il amang the Gaylors*

13 Shiftin’ Bobbins
14 Brechin Lassies
15 1314
16 Trip to Gatlinburg
17 The Silver Tassie
18 The Laird of Milton’s Daughter

* Ian Gaylor, one of our long-time dancers, asked me one evening why the
Devil was amang the tailors but not amang the Gaylors. This was my response.

The De’il amang the Gaylors R 32 4C in a 6C set
Mike Briggs, 2007
Tune: The De'il amang the tailors
Formation: The odd-numbered couples are on the “men’s” side of the
dance, facing the even-numbered couples who are on the women’s side, thus:

2W-2M 4W-4M 6W-6M
TOP
1M-1W 3M-3W 5M-5W

1-2 All SET
3-4 1C & 2C and 3C & 4C RH ACROSS HALFWAY
5-6 All SET
7-8 1C & 2C and 3C & 4C LH ACROSS HALFWAY
9-12 1C & 4C HALF DIAGONAL RIGHTS AND LEFTS
13-16 2C & 3C HALF DIAGONAL RIGHTS AND LEFTS
17-20 1C & 2C, 3C & 4C CROSS RH with opposite;
SET to opposite and partner
21-24 1C & 2C, 3C & 4C CHANGE PLACES RH with partner;
SET to partner and opposite
25-32 8H AROUND AND BACK

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