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Chicken Reel and Square Dance Calls
Here are a couple of recordings showing examples of square dance calls.
Walter Harp, square dance calling; Charles Cook, fiddle; Charles Powell, guitar; Bennie Lindsay, guitar; and Junior Lindsay, harmonica.
Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell at the HiWay Cafe in Brentwood, California on March 10, 1939.
Library of Congress Call No. AFC 1940/001: AFS 3819 A & B1
A square dance tune, played and called. C. W. O’Berry fiddles and sings the refrain to “Sweet Little Girl on Josephine.” Johnny Bill Shoemaker calls. Collected by Carita Doggett Corse and Robert Cornwall.
Duration: 1 minute, 42 seconds; Library of Congress Call No. AFS 3902A:1
Square Dance Images
Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve posted a few images of dancers from the 1930s to our Facebook page. Here they are: