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MissouriMud Origin: Skip to My Lou (32) RE: Origin: Skip to My Lou 09 Mar 10

Alan Spurgeon in his book "Waltz the Hall: The American Play Party" (University Press of Mississippi, 2005)definitely attributes anti-dance religious beliefs as the major influence in the rise of play parties, which he pegs as lasting from the 1830's to the 1950s with their heydey in the 19th century.

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