Gay Gordons


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Gay Gordons

(ˈɡɔːdənz)
n
(Dancing) (functioning as singular) Brit an energetic old-time dance
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The pupils played a variety of Scottish dances including the Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sargeant and Strip The Willow.
Pupils participated in the traditional social dancing of the Gay Gordons and the Canadian Barn Dance whilst also showing off their dance moves to more up-to-date tunes.
Amy, who is one of the finalists in BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year, says she will never forget the rapture on the faces of the prisoners in the town of Zomba as they danced Strip The Willow and the Gay Gordons.
As part of any Scottish girl's education, they do something called social dancing, so I learned the Gay Gordons, the Military Two Step, Strip the Willow.
She said: "I learnt the Gay Gordons, the Military Two Step and Strip the Willow and that is it.
TRonald McAndrew, 24-year-old son of a wealthy Liverpool shipping merchant, was entranced by Elsie Kaye appearing in The Gay Gordons at Blackpool.
We would learn The Gay Gordons, the Dashing White Sergeant, Strip the Willow and the Waltz.
The Gay Gordons, barn dances and rock 'n' roll were among the dances recalled by Les who had special memories of his former dance partner.
Far from dashing the Gay Gordons around the room, I'll be retiring to a corner with assorted Sassenachs and hoping the father of the bride doesn't take it upon himself to whirl me off somewhere.
One always has to be careful that the end is lodged in a place where it won't suddenly slip away, leaving the leaner looking a right Charlie as he continues along the path sideways at a trot as if attempting the Gay Gordons while intoxicated.
AFTER saddling Nideeb to land the day's second race, Clive Brittain promised that a second winner on the card would prompt him to dance either the rumba, samba or gay gordons.
At the party Mrs Hair, who used to love to dance with her husband, did the Hokey Cokey and the Gay Gordons with her family.