Runaway Train - Summary

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Region Sacred/Circle
Dance Structure ((A x 4) + (B1 + B2)) repeated throughout the music.
Formation Circle. W-hold.
Music Structure 4 counts/bar, 4 bars/phrase.
Introduction 2 phrases.
Part A. Starting R ft. 3 steps in & touch. Ditto out. Optional train-circling hands.
Part B1. Around the circle acw in 4 steps forwards, 4 steps backwards & 2 Grapevines (starting R side, L across infront).
Part B2. As B1 but replace last Grapevine with 360 deg turn cw in 4 steps.
Source Steps from Tony Mounter in Ipswich in 2012. Historical background from Andy Bettis's website.
Date Written 2013-10-13.

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