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C-1 Singing Call figures
Disclaimer:  I haven't done proofreading.  It is possible
that these may include a typo or two, and it is possible that some
calls that were once on the C-1 list have since been dropped
(although I've included substitutions for Curlique/Curlicross where
not already included).  You may want to call these figures to a
strong C-1 group to verify their correctness and/or list-accuracy.

General Disclaimer:  These are not intended to be "Easy" or
"Vanilla" C-1.  Most of these figures go beyond the standard
applications of the calls.  The first few times through each figure,
the choreography is unlikely to seem smooth and flowing, because the
dancers will need to stop and think, or stop and see the formation.
Once familiar, it should be possible to dance each figure in about
48 beats of music, leaving 16 beats (2 musical tag lines) for the
Swing and Promenade.  Only the easiest and least-interesting figures
would be appropriate "cold" in a singing call.
---
Stewart Kramer
zbear@stanford.edu
***
Monday, March 10, 1986, v1:
Heads (facing) Recycle
Split Square Chain the Top
Left Chase Your Neighbor
Scatter Scoot Chain Thru
Stretch Single Wheel
Centers Pass Thru
Swing & Promenade (1/8)

Monday, March 10, 1986+, v3:
Heads Recycle
Split Square Chain the Top
Belles Run
Scatter Scoot
Motivate
1/2 Spread
Swing and Promenade (3/8)

Monday, March 17, 1986+:
Heads Touch 1/4
Triple Cross
Split Recycle
Step and Fold
Transfer the Column
Motivate
Relay the Top
Swing and Promenade (3/8)

Monday, March 31, 1986:
Heads start, Split Dixie Diamond, Chain Thru
Stretch Turn and Deal
Centers (=girls) Reverse Cross and Turn
Recycle, Once and 2/3
Follow Your Neighbor, and Spread
Scoot and Weave
Swing and Promenade (3/8)

revised Monday, April 13, 1987
(v1 Monday, April 14, 1986):
Heads Split Square Chain the Top
Twist And, (boys) Slide Thru
Centers Box Recycle
Scoot and Little
2/3 Recycle
Explode the Wave
Beaus Fold
Swing and Promenade (3/8)

Monday, April 28, 1986:
Heads Circle By 1/2 and 1/4,
 while the Other Girls Run
Magic Column Circulate
Centers (=boys) 3/4 Thru,
 while the Outsides (=girls) Trade
Outside Triangles Circulate 2 spots,
 while the Center Boys Single Wheel and Roll
Center 4: Cut the Diamond, Bend the Line, and Roll
(adjust and) Alamo, All 8 Left 3/4 Thru
Roll Promenade (*OR* Left Curlique and Promenade) (full)

Monday, April 28, 1986:
Heads Pass the Sea
Centers Cross Roll to a Line
As Couples Extend
(2-faced) Switch to an Interlocked Diamond
Boys Crossfire
All work In Tandem, Boys start a Remake the Diamond
Boys (around the outside) Circulate 1 1/2
Galaxy Circulate 1 1/2
Swing and Promenade (3/8)

Monday, May 5, 1986:
Heads Wheel Fan Thru
Right and Left Thru
Grand Dixie Diamond ("center 6 hinging")
Center 6 Circulate
3x2 Acey Deucey
Center 6 Circulate
Boys Squeeze
Girls Diamond Circulate
Flip the Hourglass
Acey Deucey
Swing and Mix
Explode And, Slide Thru
Swing and Promenade (1/8)

Monday, May 5, 1986, v2:
Heads Wheel Fan Thru
Right and Left Thru
Grand Dixie Diamond ("center 6 hinging")
Center 6 Circulate
3x2 Acey Deucey
Ends of the Column of 6, Squeeze;
 Others Diamond Circulate
6x2 Acey Deucey
Flip the Hourglass
Mix
Alter the Wave
Swing and Promenade (3/8)

Monday, May 12, 1986+:
Heads Swing Thru (and start a)
Split Square Chain the Top
Twist And, Pass Out
Percolate
Twist And, Centers Touch 1/4 & Cross
Pass and Roll Your Neighbor, and Roll
(if time permits, **Tally Ho)
Swing and Promenade (1/4, **3/8)

Monday, June 2, 1986:
Heads Pair Off and Step to a Wave
Centers (=girls) Box Recycle, & Opt for an "H"
Magic 6x2 Acey Deucey,
 Go Once and 1/2 ("Boys take right hands")
(Point-to-point) Interlocked Diamond Circulate
3x2 Acey Deucey, Boys Go Once and 1/2
Girls Phantom Flip the Diamond,
 Boys (in the middle) Cut your Diamond
Relay the Shadow
3/4 Thru
Swing and Promenade (5/8)

Monday, June 9, 1986:
Heads preferred for the Trade, All 4 Couples Tally Ho,
 ("Sides meet and Hinge, 1/2 Circ, Boys meet and Cast")
Step and Fold
Centers Box Recycle
Chain Reaction
Relay the Top
Cross Roll to a Line,
 then Cross Roll to a Wave
Swing your corner and all Promenade (5/8)

Monday, June 16, 1986 v1
(January 20, 1989 v2):
Heads Left Wheel Fan Thru
Left Swing Thru
Girls Run
Crossfire
Coordinate
Bend the Line,
 go Dixie Diamond
v1: Boys Switch to a Diamond,
v1:  Boys Cut that Diamond
 * OR *
v2: Boys Recycle and Veer Left
All Flip the Interlocked Diamond
to the corner, Swing and Promenade (1/8)

Monday, July 7, 1986 v1 w/Patter Alternate
(Monday, July 14, 1986 v2 w/Patter alternate):
v1: Heads Lead Left,
v1: Veer Right, & Bend the Line.
 * OR *
v2: Heads Left Wheel Thru,
v2: then all Wheel Thru.
Vertical Tag, go 5/8 Now, the Rest Later
In Your Block: Zing
In Your Block: Wheel Fan Thru
In Your Block: Shakedown
In Your Block: Slide Thru
It's Later (=complete the tag)
singing: Reverse Wheel And, Right Roll to a Wave
singing: in the middle Reverse Explode
singing: all Swing and Promenade (5/8)
 * OR *
patter: Wheel And, Phantom Twist the Line
patter: You're Home!

Monday, July 7, 1986+:
(at the time, Mini Busy was a QS)
Heads Wheel Fan Thru,
 And Spread
Ah So (check a Magic Column)
Only the Centers work Magic,
 all Coordinate
Mini Busy
Scoot and Plenty
Quarter In
Swing and Promenade (1/2)

Monday, July 14, 1986 (Fits well with song "After the Lovin'")
Heads Rollaway, and Roll
Sides move in, and Cross and Turn, and Roll
(each t-bone box) Follow Your Neighbor
Inside Triangle Chain Thru,
 everybody Roll when you finish your part
Centers (=boys) Pass Thru
Pass And Roll
Swing and Promenade (1/8)

Monday, July 21, 1986, v1:
Heads Pass the Ocean, Other Boys Run
All 8 Recycle
Scoot Chain Thru
And Plenty, but
Scoot Back
Swing and Promenade (3/4)

Monday, July 21, 1986, v2:
Heads Partner Hinge and Swing Thru in the middle,
 Sides Rollaway with a Half Sashay
all Ping Pong Circulate
Scoot and Plenty, but Interrupt the Star after 1/4,
 with Extend and Little
 ("finish the star, finish the Plenty")
Extend
Swing and Promenade (5/8)

Monday, August 4, 1986, v2
(v1 Monday, May 12, 1986)
Heads Split Square Thru, but,
 on the 3rd hand, Relay the Shadow
Centers Left Remake
all Explode And,
 Square the Bases
Rotary Spin
Extend
Swing and Promenade (1/2)

** BREAK FIGURE **
Thursday, January 12, 1989, v2
(v1 Monday, July 21, 1986)
All 4 Couples Star Thru
4 Ladies Lead, Dixie Diamond
Boys Run Left
Slip the Clutch
All 8 Left Swing and Mix
Boys Run and Promenade (7/8)

Monday, July 28, 1986:
HEADS Pass the Ocean
Ping Pong Circulate, go Once and 1/2,
 check a T-boned Block with the HEADS facing.
In Your Block, HEADS start a Split Square Chain the Top
In Your Block, Left Shakedown
Boys in your Butterfly, Girls in your "O,"
 all Circulate one spot.
All 8 Counter-Rotate
Swing and Promenade (1/8)

Monday, August 4, 1986, v1:
Heads facing Recycle
all Linear Action
Swing and Mix
Trade Circulate
all 8 Counter-Rotate
Cross By
All 8 Switch the Wave
Promenade Home (3/4)

Monday, August 4, 1986, v2:
Heads Swing Thru
all Linear Action
Relay the Top
Trade Circulate
Cross By
All 8 Cross Roll to a Line
Promenade Home (3/4)

Monday, August 4, 1986:
Heads Circle By 1/4 And,
 Double Pass Thru
Center 4 Shakedown
all Tally Ho
Swing and Mix
Relay the Top
Cross By
Swing (OR: Curlique 1 1/2) and Promenade (1/2)

Monday, August 11, 1986: (works in song "Picking Up Strangers")
HEADS Lead Right, Circle to a Line,
 Sides (=those who can) Roll ("to face") and start a
 Split Dixie Diamond ("girls hinging, boys turning back")
3x2 Acey Deucey
Center 4 Hinge
Magic Transfer And, (boys) Quarter Out
Swing and Promenade (5/8)

Monday, August 18, 1986:
Heads Pass the Ocean, and Extend
all Crossfire ("to right hands, offset")
Hinge ("by the right")
Stretch Box the Gnat ("boys stretching back to blocks")
Those On The Diagonal, Double Pass Thru
Boys Start a Squeeze ("finish with the girls")
Peel and Trail
Cross By
Slip the Clutch
Swing (OR: Curlique 1 1/2) and Promenade (7/8)

Monday, August 25, 1986:
** = Asymmetric **
** Just Couple #1, Rollaway
** Heads Pass The Sea, and Those Boys Run
** Twist And, Centers Only, Split Square Thru, but
 On the 3rd Hand, start a Split Square Chain the Top
Twist And, Pass In
Pass Thru
Swing and Promenade (5/8)

** BREAK FIGURE **
Monday, August 25, 1986:
Allemande Left, Alamo Style
Swing the Fractions
Cross By
Allemande Left
Weave the Ring
Swing and Promenade (3/8)

Monday, September 8, 1986: (works with song "Picking Up Strangers")
HEADS Wheel Thru,
 And Spread
Switch to an "O" and those who can will Roll (=SIDES)
Reverse Wheel And, Swing and Circle 1/4
Center 4 Recycle
Zoom
centers Reverse Cross and Turn
Veer Left
Motivate but turn the (facing) Star 1/4
Promenade (1/8)

Monday, October 20, 1986: (works in song "Midnight Rodeo")
Heads Right and Left Thru,
 Dixie Style to a Wave,
 in the middle Crossfire ("take right hands")
The Triangle with an Outside Girl, Follow Your Neighbor
Wave of 3, Left Spin the Top ("boys meet with rights")
Boys Trade
Centers Trade
the Girls Trade ("take a little peek")
Slide Thru
Swing and Promenade (5/8)

Monday, November 10, 1986:
Heads Square Chain the Top, To a Wave,
 Others Divide and Left Touch 1/4 and Roll
Centers Lockit,
and everyone Left Plenty
 ("outsides grab right hands for your counter-rotate")
 ("it's a column for the split circulates")
 ("when you finish the plenty,")
Center 4 Fan the Top, Outsides Pass Out and Trade,
Centers Left Turn Thru, Swing and all Promenade (1/8)

Monday, January 5, 1987+, v1(longer/harder) & v2:
HEADS Circle By 3/4 and Flip Back
 while the SIDES Reverse Single Rotate 1/4
In Tandem, Flip the Diamond
v1: In Tandem, Ah So
 * OR *
v2: In Tandem, Hinge
Grand 1/4 Thru
Single Hinge
Triple Cross
Horseshoe Turn
Swing and Promenade (v1: 5/8, v2: 3/8)

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