So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

hook: Alternating dolphin hey

by: Nicholas Rockstroh

formation: Becket cw

A1 2
slide left along set ⁋
circle left 3 places
neighbors swing, end in a line of four facing down
A2 8
down the hall and turn as a couple
Alternate: down the hall and turn alone
up the hall and ones face second ladle
B1 0
Alternate: up the hall and twos face first ladle
dolphin hey - start with ones passing second ladle by right shoulders and do one extra pass to home sides
B2 0
Alternate: dolphin hey - start with twos passing first ladle by right shoulders and do one extra pass to home sides
partners meltdown swing

This dance holds a special place in my heart. I wrote it to commemorate my time in Louisville, KY when I realized I would be leaving. This was the last dance I called on a Monday night there before moving to Cincinnati, OH. Named after the famous line from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. I spent seven years as a native in the Louisville Contra scene and nine in the Louisville folk dance scene in general. It's the place where I found my love of country dance and learned my craft as a caller and choreographer. It is, undoubtedly, one of the best dance scenes in the country, and I look forward to returning as often as possible.


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