“Heel and Toe Polka”


Descriptions of how to dance the polka and other dances: "First the heel And then the toe And that's the way the polka goes." Or, "Heel and toe, we always go," etc. Similarly, "First the toe and then the heel, That's the way to dance a reel."


  1. Montgomerie-ScottishNR 110, "(First the heel)" (1 text, with the curious tag line "And we'll meet Johnnie Cope in the morning"!)
  2. Roud #7932
  3. BI, MSNR110


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1964 (Montgomerie)
Keywords: dancing nonballad
Found in: Britain(Scotland)