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MARCH 2018                                                          Vol. 2, No. 4
Coyote/TNT Square and Round Dance
Newsletter
Hello <<First Name>>,
 
HELLO TO ALL SQUARE DANCERS, ROUND DANCERS, CALLERS AND CUERS ALL OVER THE WORLD.

HERE IS WHAT HAS BEEN HAPPENING IN MY PART OF THE WORLD SINCE OUR LAST NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2017.

The format of this newsletter is going to be a little different than previous ones.  I am putting the music first.  After you have checked out the music, hopefully you will take some time and read the rest of this issue.
MUSIC TIME

Note: you may purchase any Coyote and TNT music and have it instantly downloaded at www.coyote-tnt.com on the TNT or Coyote music pages.


 COYOTE NEW RELEASES 
Coyote   #835     Will The Circle Be Unbroken  [Listen]  [Buy]
     A two for one on this download.  You also get a sing along. [Listen]

Coyote   #834     Ain’t  Nothing Shaking But The Leaves On The Tree.  [Listen]  [Buy]
     This one will really get the dancers moving.

TNT NEW RELEASES
TNT         #341     When You wore A Tulip  [Listen]  [Buy] 
     A re-lease of an old standard.    New vocal by Don Coy. This song is  
     about KY. Don’s old home.
TNT         #340     Someday Someway ( Singer )  [Listen]  [Buy]

     Singing call by Anthony Casale.  Anthony recorded this one because it
     fills one of his bucket list dreams.


TNT round dances (all old standards on  TNT)    
TNT         #121      Happy Days
(no phase specified)  [Listen]  [Buy]     
TNT         #181      Walkin Cha Cha
(no phase specified)  [Listen]  [Buy]
TNT         #222      Blue Bayou (no phase specified)  [Listen]  [Buy]     
TNT         #231      Arizona Waltz
Phase II + 2 [Listen]  [Buy]


SPECIAL EVENTS MUSIC
 Easter
 Coyote  #811          Put On Your Grey Bonnet  [Listen]  [Buy]
 Coyote  #803          Here comes Peter Cotton Tail  [Listen]  [Buy]

 BASE BALL OPENING DAY
 TNT  #284  Take Me Out To The Ball Game  [Listen]  [Buy]
 
MOTHERS DAY
TNT  #337  I Want A Girl Just  Like The Girl  [Listen]  [Buy]
 
ST.  PATRICK'S  DAY
TNT  #313  Just A Little Talk With Jesus (Patter) [Listen] /  Lord of The Dance  (Patter)  [Listen]  [Buy]
 
NOTE:
I have a lot of TNT both squares and rounds on vinyl. I will continue turning vinyl into digital music and placing them on the web sight.

A Big Thank You
It was another good year for Coyote/TNT music.  Producing music is a tough business and we feel fortunate to have such loyal customers as you. 
 
Other Things Personal
Hope your winter passed without a hitch.  Ours has been a rocky one. We were scheduled to spend the month of Jan. in Orlando Florida.  We planned the trip so we could be near Dot’s brother Al who was in a nursing home nearby.  We were scheduled to leave for Orlando Dec. 28.  However, on Dec. 22 my eye surgeon decided that I needed surgery on my right eye right away.  I was scheduled for surgery Jan. 3,  I got a second opinion Jan.2 and was told that I could postpone the surgery for a while. However, by the time I got this reprieve,  I had cancelled all my Jan. Florida plans.  Maybe it was God's will that we were finally able to spend the last two weeks of Jan. with Al at Longwood Nursing home in Longwood, Florida. Al’s birthday was Feb. 2 and we were all at his bedside to celebrate his last day on earth.  Al passed away Feb. 3rd .  May he rest in peace.

Other Things
 
Toys For Tots -

picture Dave, Don, Lee

I enjoyed doing the annual  Lee Kopman Toys for Tots Dance Dec. 17 at Rockville Center, Long Island NY. It’s always fun working with Lee and Dave Eno.






Dave Eno, Don Coy, Lee Kopman

 

This years recording sessions -

     Late Night Radio by John Denver
     It’s a Grand  Ole Flag
     Turn Your Radio On
     Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

A little bit of square dance choreography -
From a static square most of us, including myself, use heads or sides  Square Thru to get to a box corner. I would like to share with you a few Square Thru equivalents that I use.
  1. FLUTTER WHEEL….SWEEP ¼….PASS THRU
  2. STAR  THRU….CALIFORNIA TWIRL  
  3. STAR THRU….R & L THRU....PASS THRU
  4. TOUCH  ¼….BOYS RUN
  5. TOUCH  ¼….SCOOT BACK....GIRLS TURN BACK
     Most of the above Square Thru equivalents can be used as an Allemande  Left
     get out from normal 1P 2 P lines.


If you have a special something that you use in your calling, please share it with us.
 
Some things to ponder -
  • Ants: a small insect that, though always at work, still finds time to go to picnics.
  • “ We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we really need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about”  -  Charles Kingsley

 

Until next time, just remember,
If The Coyote Don’t Get You, The TNT will.


Sincerely,
Don Coy

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