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Jamaica From “The Playford Ball”

       Duple minor longways  JAMAICA   PB p. 57,  music: BN
   Part I 
   A   1-2 1st man take 1st woman by right hand, then left. 
       3-4 Hands crossed, they turn half-way. 
       5-8 1st man the same with 2nd woman while 1st woman
           the same with 2nd man. 
   B   1-8 1st couple figure-eight up through 2nd couple, 
           skipping, and change places with partner at end. 
   Part 11 
   A   1-4 With new 2nd couple below, 1st man turn 2nd woman 
           two-hands once around. 
       5-8 1st woman the same with 2nd man. 
   B   1-4 All turn neighbors two-hands once-and-a-half. 
       5-8 All turn partners two-hands.
   Jamaica     (alternative version)     -     4 Couple Longways with 3's & 4's Improper.
                                              <U>Introduction</U><BR>
    A1 ( 1 - 8)        All lead up & back a double Twice.
   B1 ( 1 - 8)        All set and turn single Twice.
                                              <U>Figure</U><BR>
    A2 ( 1 - 4)        Couples 1 and 4 with partner give right hands, give left hands and turn œ way.
               ( 5 - 8)        With neighbour, give right give left and turn œ way.
   B2 ( 1 - 4)        Lines fall back and come forward.
               ( 5 - 8)        Middle couples half figure 8 through nearest ends.
   A3 ( 1 - 4)        Working gents on right diagonal back to back each other.
               ( 5 - 8)        Working ladies on right diagonal back to back each other.
   B3 ( 1 - 4)        Working couples face in the middle and with opposite 2 hand turn 1œ times (danced).
               ( 5 - 8)        Face partner and 2 hand turn œ way.
                                              <U>Repeat Introduction to finish
   A1 ( 1 - 8)        All lead up & back a double Twice.
   B1 ( 1 - 8)        All set and turn single Twice.
   Progression:     2-4-1-3                         Repeat 3 times.
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