*** PATTY CAKE POLKA (Mixer) ***

Choreographed by Unknown
Description: 64 count couples/circle dance
Position: Double circle, partners facing, men's backs to center of circle, both hands joined.
This is an old folk dance as published on Bowmar Folk Dances, Record 5, #114, Bowmar/Noble Publishing Co., 4563 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039
Counts

1-4


5&6&7,8


9-12


13&14&15,16


17-18
19-20
21-22
23-24


25-32


33-40



41-48






49-64
Step Descriptions
HEEL AND A TOE AND A HEEL AND A TOE
(Dance starts on man's left and lady's right (leading foot)) Heel, cross toe, heel, cross toe

AND SLIDE, SLIDE, SLIDE.
(Slide to man's left, lady's right 3 times) Side, slide together, side, slide together, side, hold

HEEL AND A TOE AND A HEEL AND A TOE
(Use other foot, man's right and lady's left) Heel, cross toe, heel, cross toe

AND SLIDE, SLIDE, SLIDE
(Slide to man's right, lady's left 3 times) Side, slide together, side, slide together, side, hold

CLAP RIGHT, CLAP LEFT, CLAP BOTH
Clap man's right hand to lady's left hand
Clap man's left hand to lady's right hand
Clap both man's hands to both lady's hands
Hold (or clap again?)

NOW SWING YOUR OWN IF YOU HAVE TIME WHEN YOU GET THROUGH
Swing partner to the right, linking right elbows, two hands, or closed position

ALLEMANDE LEFT WITH THE CORNER GIRL
(Allemande left your corner lady. (Lady to man's left)) Man extends left hand to 
lady on left side's left hand. they walk around each other to the left

AND DO-SA-DO YOUR OWN.
Do-sa-do back with your partner.

(When you see your partner in front of you, walk by them passing right shoulders, 
step straight across behind them and back up passing shoulders. 
Arms usually straight out in front, forearms overlapping)


NOW YOU PROMENADE WITH THE SWEET CORNER MAID 
SINGING "OH, JOHNNY, OH, JOHNNY, OH"
Promenade corner lady (lady to man's left) while all sing chorus.

Man moves forward to lady on his left and shuffles forward 8 shuffles. May use a regular side by side position or hands crossed in front, joined. All sing Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny Oh. Turn and face partner, join hands ready to start again


REPEAT