Cheerily and Merrily
for a line of four couples.
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr
Music: Son of Compiled Stuff by various artists
Part 1
Verse 1, Part A
1-2: Up a double and back.
Verse 1, Part B
1-2: That again. Face your partner.
Verse 1, Part C
1-2: Set and turn single, left.
Verse 1, Part D
1-2: Set and turn single, right.
Chorus 1, Part A
1: Man 2 and woman 3 change places in a double.
2: Woman 2 and man 3 change places in a double.
Chorus 1, Part B
1-2: The first four people (couples 1 and 3) take hands, the last four people (couples 2 and 4) take hands; all go all the way around in two doubles.
Chorus 1, Part C
1: Man 2 and woman 3 change places in a double.
2: Woman 2 and man 3 change places in a double.
Chorus 1, Part D
1-2: Couples 1 and 2 take hands, couples 3 and 4 take hands; go all the way around in two doubles.
Part 2
Verse 2, Part A
1-2: Side left with your partner.
Verse 2, Part B
1-2: Side right with your partner.
Verse 2, Part C
1-2: Set and turn single, left.
Verse 2, Part D
1-2: Set and turn single, right.
Chorus 2, Part A
1: Couples 1 and 4 meet your partner in a double; couples 2 and 3 back a double from your partner.
2: Couples 1 and 4 meet each other; couple 2 slip up into 1's place, couple 3 slip down into 4's place.
Chorus 2, Part B
1-2: Couples 1 and 4 take hands around and go all the way around; couples 2 and 3 turn your partner all the way around.
Chorus 2, Part C
1: Couples 2 and 3 meet your partner in a double; couples 1 and 4 back a double from your partner.
2: Couples 2 and 3 meet each other; couple 1 slip up into normal place, couple 4 slip down into normal place.
Chorus 2, Part D
1-2: Couples 2 and 3 take hands around and go all the way around; couples 1 and 4 turn your partner all the way around.
Part 3
Verse 3, Part A
1-2: Arm left with your partner.
Verse 3, Part B
1-2: Arm right with your partner.
Verse 3, Part C
1-2: Set and turn single, left.
Verse 3, Part D
1-2: Set and turn single, right.
Chorus 3, Part A
1-2: Men take hands in a circle and go all the way around.
Chorus 3, Part B
1-2: Women take hands in a circle and go all the way around.
Chorus 3, Part C and D
1-4: Men and women each do a single hey.