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George Wade's Book of Square Dance Calls Only

Here are some selections from a slim volume (4.45" X 6.75" - 48 pages) of square dance Calls from George Wade, leader and caller of the famous Cornhuskers dance band. These are just a few of them. Some others are posted as senate entities. The table of co...

Harriston Quadrille Band Books

This is a set of tune books I found in a box at a flea market on The Bruce Peninsula (near the village of Mar) They all date to the 1880 and 90s. They seem to go together and two are companion volumes of a tune collection published for different instrumen...

Hillcrest Dance Hall Poster - Jack Kingston & Wally Traugott

A poster for a dance (about 1960) at the Hillcrest Dance Hall - near Simcoe Ontario. The show includes fiddler Wally Traugott, the composer of "Snowflake Breakdown". (See tune entry) The headliner is Jack Kingston- October 4, 1925 - May 18, 1996 As a ...

Hills of Albion

This two step is one of Jack Hayes' many compositions. I'm not sure when it was composed - Circa 1970-80? Jack was a dance caller, fiddler and prolific composer who lived in the Toronto area. I have yet for find his actually birth and death dates. I'd gue...

How To Square Dance - Book

The No. 1 Book in Jarman Publications' "Cornhusker Series". The copy I have is copyright 1938, but since it's designated as No.1, it presumably originally came out at the same time as my 1936 copy of No. 2 "George Wade's Book of Dance Calls Only". This bo...

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