Music: Basin Street Blues by Dean Martin (The Platinum Collection)

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Counts: 32

Type: 4  wall improver line dance, suitable for seniors (improver/intermediate)

 

 

TOE HEEL STRUT SWIVELS, SYNCOPATED SIDE TOGETHER STEPS TO R 

1-4 Touch right toe diagonally right forward , drop the heeld down (1-2),  touch left toe diagonally left forward, drop the heel down (3-4)  (toes of the feet are in the same direction)

5 a 6 a 7 a 8 Step right foot to side, left together, right foot to side, left together, right foot to side, step left together, step right to side

TOE HEEL STRUT SWIVELS, SYNCOPATED SIDE TOGETHER STEPS TO L

1-4 Touch left toe diagonally left forward, drop the heel down (1-2) , touch right toe diagonally right forward, drop the heel down (toes of the feet are in the same direction)

5 a 6 a 7 a 8 Step left foot to side, right together, left to side, right together, left to side, right together, left to side

HEEL TOE STRUTS TURNING ¾ R

1-4 Touch right heel forward turning right, drop the toe down, touch left heel forward turning right, drop the toe down (face 6 o’clock wall)

5-6 Touch right heel forward turning right, drop the toe down (face 9 o’clock wall)

7-8 Touch left heel forward, drop the toe down

STEP RIGHT TO SIDE AND SWAY HOLD, SWAY L, HOLD, STOMP IN PLACE, HEEL TAPS

1-2 Step right foot to side and sway hips to right, hold

3-4 Change weight to the left foot and sway hips to left, hold

5  Stomp right foot forward (weight is staying on the left foot)

6-8 Tap right heel down 3 times

Alternative last 8 counts:

CROSS UNWIND (1-4), DOWN AND UP (5-8)

1-4 Cross right toe or heel over left foot (1), unwind hole turn to left (2-4)

5-8  Lower your body (5-6), lift your body (7-8), weight is on the left foot

At the same time you can shake your shoulders up and down.

Repeat

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