Lamplighter's Hornpipe


SourceLarry Jennings, "Zesty Contras"
Levelmed (assigned by the editor)
A1(4) 1's cross diagonally down through the 2's and make long waves with 1's below the 2's, 1's facing out
(4) Balance the wave
(8) With person on right allemande right once (slowly) and re-form the wave
A2(4) Balance again
(8) With person on left allemande left (slowly) approx. once until 1's meet in the center
(4) 1's allemande right 1/2 and face down, lady on the left
B1(6) 1's go down the center, taking small steps
(2,4) Turn alone and come back
(4) Cast off
B2(16) Right and left through, over and back

Editor's Notes:
Customarily danced to the title tune. See also Road to Californy (which is similar but has faster allemandes).

This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
Added to database 11/17/1996; last revised 3/5/1999; edited by Russell Owen