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Just Another Square Dance Caller: Authorized Biography of Marshall Flippo

Author : Larada Horner-Miller
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 592 pages
File Size : 40,6 Mb
Release : 2020-04-06
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 0996614443

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Just Another Square Dance Caller is more than a biography filled with the remembrances and stories of a 90-year-old man with 64 years' experience in the world of square dance. It's a unique and colorful retelling of the life and times of Marshall "Flip" Flippo; a legend in the world of square dance callers. Flippo was a Navy veteran, father, husband, and proud Texan who lived a life of passion and zest until his passing in 2018. With chapter titles like Three More Ships & Baseball, Burma Shave Jingles, North and Then East, South, & Home for Christmas, Four Special "Once Mores," and Callers Flippo Called With & Slept With, this biography will give readers an entertaining look at the long life and career of a man who claimed to have acquired his first big career break in a chicken coop. Flippo may have been considered a Renaissance man by many, but those who knew him best recognized him as a humble man who insisted that he was lucky and oftentimes "at the right place at the right time." He also maintained until his passing that he was "just another square dance caller" who had been blessed with the opportunity to turn his passion into a career. Just Another Square Dance Caller is truly a legacy to his body of work, humor, wisdom, and love of life.

The Complete Book of Square Dancing (and Round Dancing)

Author : Betty Casey
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2000
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 1574411195

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"Square dancing is friendship set to music," says author Betty Casey. Just take four couples, old or young, put 'em on a good floor, turn on the music, and you're all set. Whether you've done it before or you're just starting out, this book tells you everything you need to know--85 basic movements used all over the world, the spirited calls unique to square dancing, the costumes and equipment that are best, and music (from "Red River Valley" to "Mack the Knife") that will set your feet in motion. Down-to-earth details and anecdotes give a taste of the good times in store for you. Find out how native folk dances grew out of European quadrilles, jigs, and fandangos. Open this book and get ready to: "wipe off your tie, pull down your vest, and dance with the one you love best." This book includes: 50 basic movements, 35 advanced movements, variations, dances that are a part of the American heritage, Contra and Round Dances, polkas and reels, and calls, past and present.

Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Author : Phil Jamison
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Page : 304 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2015-07-15
Category : Music
ISBN : 9780252097324

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In Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics, old-time musician and flatfoot dancer Philip Jamison journeys into the past and surveys the present to tell the story behind the square dances, step dances, reels, and other forms of dance practiced in southern Appalachia. These distinctive folk dances, Jamison argues, are not the unaltered jigs and reels brought by early British settlers, but hybrids that developed over time by adopting and incorporating elements from other popular forms. He traces the forms from their European, African American, and Native American roots to the modern day. On the way he explores the powerful influence of black culture, showing how practices such as calling dances as well as specific kinds of steps combined with white European forms to create distinctly "American" dances. From cakewalks to clogging, and from the Shoo-fly Swing to the Virginia Reel, Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics reinterprets an essential aspect of Appalachian culture.

Firefly Lane

Author : Kristin Hannah
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Page : 532 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2008-02-05
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781429927840

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From the New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah comes a powerful novel of love, loss, and the magic of friendship. . . . now a #1 Netflix series! In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the "coolest girl in the world" moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all---beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are as opposite as two people can be: Kate, doomed to be forever uncool, with a loving family who mortifies her at every turn. Tully, steeped in glamour and mystery, but with a secret that is destroying her. They make a pact to be best friends forever; by summer's end they've become TullyandKate. Inseparable. So begins Kristin Hannah's magnificent new novel. Spanning more than three decades and playing out across the ever-changing face of the Pacific Northwest, Firefly Lane is the poignant, powerful story of two women and the friendship that becomes the bulkhead of their lives. From the beginning, Tully is desperate to prove her worth to the world. Abandoned by her mother at an early age, she longs to be loved unconditionally. In the glittering, big-hair era of the eighties, she looks to men to fill the void in her soul. But in the buttoned-down nineties, it is television news that captivates her. She will follow her own blind ambition to New York and around the globe, finding fame and success . . . and loneliness. Kate knows early on that her life will be nothing special. Throughout college, she pretends to be driven by a need for success, but all she really wants is to fall in love and have children and live an ordinary life. In her own quiet way, Kate is as driven as Tully. What she doesn't know is how being a wife and mother will change her . . . how she'll lose sight of who she once was, and what she once wanted. And how much she'll envy her famous best friend. . . . For thirty years, Tully and Kate buoy each other through life, weathering the storms of friendship---jealousy, anger, hurt, resentment. They think they've survived it all until a single act of betrayal tears them apart . . . and puts their courage and friendship to the ultimate test. Firefly Lane is for anyone who ever drank Boone's Farm apple wine while listening to Abba or Fleetwood Mac. More than a coming-of-age novel, it's the story of a generation of women who were both blessed and cursed by choices. It's about promises and secrets and betrayals. And ultimately, about the one person who really, truly knows you---and knows what has the power to hurt you . . . and heal you. Firefly Lane is a story you'll never forget . . . one you'll want to pass on to your best friend.

The Sense of an Ending

Author : Julian Barnes
Publisher : Vintage
Page : 158 pages
File Size : 43,5 Mb
Release : 2011-10-05
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780307957337

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BOOKER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A novel that follows a middle-aged man as he contends with a past he never much thought about—until his closest childhood friends return with a vengeance: one of them from the grave, another maddeningly present. A novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single setting, The Sense of an Ending has the psychological and emotional depth and sophistication of Henry James at his best, and is a stunning achievement in Julian Barnes's oeuvre. Tony Webster thought he left his past behind as he built a life for himself, and his career has provided him with a secure retirement and an amicable relationship with his ex-wife and daughter, who now has a family of her own. But when he is presented with a mysterious legacy, he is forced to revise his estimation of his own nature and place in the world.

Lupe Wong Won't Dance

Author : Donna Barba Higuera
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Page : 276 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2020-09-08
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781646140046

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Lupe Wong Won't Dance by Donna Barba Higuera Pdf

My gym shorts burrow into my butt crack like a frightened groundhog. Don't you want to read a book that starts like that?? Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She's also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy...like expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so much...like complaining to the BBC about the length between Doctor Who seasons. Lupe needs an A in all her classes in order to meet her favorite pitcher, Fu Li Hernandez, who's Chinacan/Mexinese just like her. So when the horror that is square dancing rears its head in gym? Obviously she's not gonna let that slide. Not since Millicent Min, Girl Genius has a debut novel introduced a character so memorably, with such humor and emotional insight. Even square dancing fans will agree...

Becoming a Square Dance Caller

Author : Bruce Holmes
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 45,7 Mb
Release : 2019-03-15
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0911361049

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A teaching manual to learn how to be a square dance caller.

Thinking out Loud

Author : Peter Sterns
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Page : 443 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 2021-06-02
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9781664104792

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"There is no available information at this time. Author will provide once available."

The Square Dance Caller

Author : Rickey Holden
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 50 pages
File Size : 52,9 Mb
Release : 2013-09
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1258807815

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Some Ideas And Definitions Dealing With The Science Of His Art And A Reminder Of His Various Responsibilities.

Nicomachean Ethics

Author : Aristotle
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
Page : 430 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 2006
Category : Philosophy
ISBN : 9781425000868

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Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics" is considered to be one of the most important treatises on ethics ever written. In an incredibly detailed study of virtue and vice in man, Aristotle examines one of the most central themes to man, the nature of goodness itself. In Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics," he asserts that virtue is essential to happiness and that man must live in accordance with the "doctrine of the mean" (the balance between excess and deficiency) to achieve such happiness.

Square Dance

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 756 pages
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Release : 1971
Category : Square dancing
ISBN : MINN:31951001923135S

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Barn Dances & Jamborees Across Kentucky

Author : J.D. Wilkes
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
Page : 168 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2013-10-22
Category : Music
ISBN : 9781625847522

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Barn Dances & Jamborees Across Kentucky by J.D. Wilkes Pdf

Kentuckians have been wearing out shoe leather at informal jamborees since the state was settled over two hundred years ago. Tadpole's Dew Drop Inn played host to some fifteen hundred musical shindigs in its time as a mecca of Marshall County music. A Rosine barn dance gave bluegrass founder Bill Monroe his start, and another fosters new musical talent at its weekly get-togethers. Clawhammer banjo players, Appalachian cloggers and square dance callers from Possum Trot to Rabbit Hash celebrate the unique musical culture of Kentucky. Join Grammy-nominated soundtrack artist J.D. Wilkes as he waltzes around the Bluegrass, looking for oprys, socials, porch pickins and barn dances in every holler.

Traditional Barn Dances with Calls & Fiddling

Author : Dudley Laufman,Jacqueline Laufman
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Page : 217 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2009
Category : Education
ISBN : 9780736076128

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Traditional Barn Dances with Calls & Fiddling by Dudley Laufman,Jacqueline Laufman Pdf

Grade level: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, i, s.


Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 762 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 1987
Category : Electronic
ISBN : UOM:39015028764226

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Soldiers by Anonim Pdf

American Square Dance

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 698 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 1994
Category : Square dancing
ISBN : IND:30000100305238

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