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upcoming Square Dances with Elaine & Dennis:
All events in Gloversville with Elaine calling unless noted


Tuesday, Nov 29, 1:00  Beginner Square Dancing at the
                                           Clifton Park Senior Center

Fridays,  December  2nd,  16th,  30th
                6:30   Beginner Square Dancing at the
                             West Glenville Reformed Church  (flier)

Sunday,   Dec 4,   12:00   Christmas Dance

Saturday, Dec 31, 6:30   New Year's Eve Dance   (flier)

Welcome to the ED Center!
A Home For
Square Dancers and Round Dancers
31 Spring St.   Gloversville, NY
(518) 225-1405

mailing address
P.O. Box 321
Gloversville, NY    12078
​Our Round Dancing on YouTube

You can also find a complete list on YouTube by clicking Here
Cue sheets listed are for those not found on Roundalab

added within last 6 months

Waltz, 2+       Eternally - Il Volo    pdf cue sheet
Rumba, 4+    Luglio - Franco Moreno    pdf cue sheet
Jive, 5             Tennessee Saturday Night - Ella Mae Morse   pdf cue sheet
Jive, 4             It's All Right - Jon Batiste    pdf cue sheet
2-Step,  2       Tennessee Saturday Night - Jack Scott    pdf cue sheet

Rhythm,  Level       Music or Dance Name
2-Step,  2        Af en Af
2-Step,  2        All My Ex's Live in Texas - George Strait
2-Step,  2        All That Jazz - Liza Minnelli
2-Step,  2        Apple-Peaches-Pumpkin Pie Polka​       rtf cue sheet
2-Step,  2        Be My Baby Tonight - John Michael Montgomery
2-Step,  2        Christmas is Just Around the Corner      rtf cue sheet
2-Step, 2         Hold Me
2-Step, 2         If I Didn't Have You  (theme from "Monster Inc.")     rtf cues
2-Step,  3+     Just Walking In The Rain - Johnny Ray
2-Step,  2        Kon Tiki - The Islanders
2-Step,  2        My Music - Loggins and Messina
2-Step, 2         Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox - Joe Diffie
2-Step, 2         Spaghetti Rag
2-Step, 2         Tennessee Saturday Night - Jack Scott    PDF cue sheet
2-Step, 2         Winter Wonderland - The Andrew Sisters
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Waltz, 3         Best of Life
Waltz, 2         Cattle Call  - Riders in the Sky​     rtf cue sheet
Waltz,  3        Dream Awhile
Waltz, 2         Eternally with Il Volo     PDF cue sheet
Waltz,  2        Miss the Mississippi and You - Crystal Gayle
Waltz,  3        The  L  Train - from "Shall We Dance"
Waltz,  2        Their Hearts are Dancing - The Forester Sisters
Waltz,  4        Today - John Denver
Waltz,  3+      Tonight - Barbara Mandrel
Waltz,  4        Watermark
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Cha,  4+         Abraca Cha
Cha, 3             Boogie Nights - Heatwave        rtf cue sheet
Cha,  4            Caribbean Two-Step Tango - Nancy Hays
Cha,  4+          Cuba - The Gibson Brothers
Cha,  4             Dance with the Devil - Michael Bolton
Cha,  4             Honky Tonk Badonkadonk - Trace Atkins      ​rtf cue sheet
Cha,  4             Love Runs Out,   One Republic
Cha,  4             Under The Sea - Samuel E. Wright     pdf cue sheet
Cha,  3+           You're the One That I Want - Glee
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Jive,  4+1        Boogie Time (Blue Finger Lou) - Ann Murray
Jive, 4              Boot Scootin' Boogie - Brooks & Dunn      pdf cue sheet
Jive,  5             Brilliant Conversationalist - T. Graham Brown
Jive,  4             Can't Help It - Scooter Lee
Jive mix, 4    Hooked On Swing - Larry Elgart & His Orchestra
Jive, 4+0+1    It's All Right - Jon Batiste     pdf cue sheet
Jive, 5+1+1    Muchacha Kiss Kiss Bang - Alex Swings Oscar Sings!
Jive,  4+2        Nobody Here But Us Chickens - Louis Jordan   pdf cue sheet
Jive,  3+1         You've Got To See Mama Every Night - Georgia Gibb
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Foxtrot/Jive,   3+2              Anything But Love - Squirrel Nut Zippers
Foxtrot/Jive,   3+2              Moondance - Ross Mitchell Orchestra
Foxtrot/Jive/2-Step, 4     On The Street Where You Live
Foxtrot/2-Step,   3+2         Pop Goes the Movies - Meco

This page was last updated
11 / 22 / 2022
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Rumba & Tango, 4+      April in Portugal - Les Baxter Orchestra

Rumba, 3+    Everything - Michael Bublé

Rumba, 4       He Drinks Tequila and She Talks Dirty in Spanish

Rumba, 4+    Jamaica Farewell - Harry Belafonte

​Rumba, 4       One Night at a Time - George Strait

Rumba, 3+     Perfidia - from "Shall We Dance"

​Rumba, 4+     Sangria - Blake Shelton

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Tango, 3      Hernando's Tango

​Tango, 3+    Trust In Me - from "The Jungle Book" movie

Tango, 3       Tango Gelosia   aka Tango Mannita

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​Merengue, 3+2     1-2-3 - Gloria Estafan

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​Slow Two-Step   Happiest Girl in the Whole USA - Donna Fargo

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Quickstep, 4       Top Hat & Tails - special pressing

Quickstep, 4      Twelfth Street Rag - Pee Wee Hunt

Quickstep, 3       Yakkity Sax - Boots Randolph

Round Dance Lessons on YouTube
​Within each rhythm, each lesson is built upon the previous lesson.
Proceed to Cha-02 if you understand Cha-01

Cha 01 -    Basic, Hand to Hand, Underarm, Lariat
Cha 02 -    Chase
Cha 03 -    Chase Peek-a-Boo
Cha 04 -    New Yorker
Cha 05 -    Shoulder to Shoulder
Cha 06 -    hand holding technique
Cha 07 -    Spot Turn
Cha 08 -    Fence Line
​Cha 09 -    Break Back to Open and Circle Cha
Cha 10 -    Crab Walks
Cha 11 -     Merengue Basic and Hip Roll
​Cha 12 -     Hip Roll
Cha 13 -    "Beach Party Cha"  dance
Cha 14 -     Cucarachas & Time Steps
Cha 15 -    "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On"  dance
​Cha 16 -     Traveling Door and "Uptown Cha"  dance
Cha 17 -     Vine 8 and Reverse Underarm Turn
Cha 18 -    "Forever in Blue Jeans"  dance
Cha 19 -     OpenBreak & Whip, and SlidingDoor
Cha 20 -     "Celebration"   dance
Cha 21 -     Alemana & Twirl Vine
Cha 22 -     "Last Night"  dance

Tango 01 -    Walk 2, Tango Draw, Pickup, Manuver
Tango 02 -    Corté and Gaucho
Tango 03 -    Outside Swivel
Tango 04 -    Serpienté modified
Tango 05 -   "Tango Mannita"  dance
​Tango 06 -    Right Lunge and Forward Stair
Tango 07 -    Serpienté
Tango 08 -    Two Left Turns and Pivot
Tango 09 -    "Hernando's Tango"  dance

2-Step 01 -   Forward 2-Step and Walk 2
​2-Step 02 -   Forward & Back 2-Step with Rocks
2-Step 03 -   Side 2-Step and Side Touches
2-Step 04 -   Progressive Box, Box, Reverse Box
2-Step 05 -   Left Turning Box
2-Step 06 -   Broken Box
2-Step 07 -   Right Turning 2-Step
2-Step 08 -   Scissors Progressive
2-Step 09 -   Vine 4, Walk 2
2-Step 10 -   Face to Face and Back to Back
2-Step 11 -   Hitch 3 and Hitch 6
2-Step 12 -   Cut Backs and Forward Lock 4
2-Step 13 -   Basketball Turn
2-Step 14 -   Scissors Double and Wheel
2-Step 15 -   Circle Away and Together
2-Step 16 -   "Old Fashioned Way"   dance
2-Step 17 -   Scissors Thru, Twirl, "Cab Driver"  dance
2-Step 18 -   Traveling Box
2-Step 19 -   Lace
2-Step 20 -   ½ Box, Scissors Thru
2-Step 21 -   Open Vine 4
2-Step 22 -   Scoot
2-Step 23 -   "A Cup Of Your Sugar"  dance
​2-Step 24 -   "Tennessee Saturday Night"  dance
2-Step 25 -   Lucky Wrap
2-Step 26 -   Fishtail

Rumba 01 -  Basic, Underarm, Lariat
Rumba 02 -  Chase
Rumba 03 -  Chase with Peek
Rumba 04 -  Chase with Peek Double
Rumba 05 -  New Yorker
Rumba 06 -  Walk 3, Circle Away & Together
​Rumba 07 -  Bolero Wheel
Rumba 08 -  Shoulder to Shoulder
Rumba 09 -  Side Walks, Merengue Basic and Corté
Rumba 10 -  "Rhythm of the Rain"   dance
Rumba 11 -  Fence Line
Rumba 12 -  Serpienté
​Rumba 13 -  Cucaracha and Cucaracha Crosses
Rumba 14 -  Sliding Door
Rumba 15 -  Crab Walks
Rumba 16 -  Spot Turn
Rumba 17 -  Hand to Hand
Rumba 18 -  Break Back to Open and Time Steps
Rumba 19 -  "Return to Surrento"  dance
Rumba 20 -  Whip
Rumba 21 -  Alemana
Rumba 22 -  Twirl Vine
Rumba 23 -  "I Just Wanna Dance With You"  dance
Rumba 24 -  Reverse Underarm Turn
Rumba 25 -  Tamara Wheel and Unwind
Rumba 26 -  "A Beautiful Morning"  dance
Rumba 27 -  Open Break
Rumba 28 -  Sand Step and Chase w/Underarm Pass

Jive 01 -  Fallaway Rock, Turn Fallaway Rock
Jive 02 -  Right to Left, Left to Right, Link Rock
Jive 03 -  Change Hands Behind the Back
Jive 04 -  Point Steps
Jive 05 -  Forward Triples and Swivel 4
Jive 06 -  Fallaway Throwaway and Throwaway
Jive 07 -  Kick-Ball-Change
Jive 08 -  "Night Train"  dance
Jive 09 -  Windmill
Jive 10 -  "ABC Boogie"  dance
Jive 11 -  "Sweet Pea Lazy Swing"  dance
Jive 13 -  Pretzel
Jive 12 -  Jive Walks, Step Tch & Chasse, Vine 8
​Jive 14 -  "You've Got To See Mama Every Night" dance

Waltz 01 - Box
Waltz 02 - Left Turning Box
Waltz 03 - Forward Waltz
Waltz 04 - Vine 3 and Twirl Vine 3
Waltz 05 - Balance Left & Right
Waltz 06 - Maneuver
Waltz 07 - Two Right Turns
Waltz 08 - Waltz Away & Together
Waltz 09 - Twist Vine 3
Waltz 10 - Apart Point, Canter and Dip Back
Waltz 11 - "The Pretty Paper Waltz"  dance
Waltz 12 - "Il Volo" dance instructions include
                      Wrap,   Wheel,   Unwrap to Tamara
                      Balance & Reverse Twirl,   Interrupted Box
                      Thru-Side-Behind & Roll,   Lace
                      Step Swing & Spin Manuver

Not sure what square dancing is like today? Watch the YouTube video ===>
and then come dance with us at
The ShoeLeather Express

We'd love to have you share in the fun!

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