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  • Jock McVlug

    Jock McVlug March 23, 2006, 1:41 a.m. (Message 44852)

    Re: Dashing White Sergeant (was Two Chords)

     Jim Healy wrote:
     "The old timers on this list will be unsurprised at my approximately
     biennial  answer to this question. The DWS always did, and IMO should
    always
     still,  start with a four bar intro. That allows plenty of time for the
    centre
     person to acknowledge both partners and both lines of three to make  eye
     contact."
    
    Add me to the list favouring the 4 bar intro for DWS. And no better version
    exists (in my opinion)
    than Ian MacPhail and his band from the tape "Scotland- The Dances and Dance
    Bands"
    (Tunes are Dashing White Sergeant, Caddam Woods, and Miss Suzanne Barbour)
    
    Jack in Beautiful British Columbia
          

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