SONG: Roxanne’s Bayou by Billy Yates

CHOREOGRAPHER: Jan Wyllie, Hervey Bay, Qld., Australia   Web Site:

DANCE: 32  counts, 2 walls, 160 bpm, Easy Intermediate level, 32 count intro  Choreo October 09



                                 Fwd Back,  Back Hold, Back Fwd, Fwd Scuff                                         

1,2,3,4                    Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step back on R, Hold

5,6,7,8                    Rock/step back on L, Rock fwd on R, Step fwd on L, Scuff R fwd


                                 Side Stomp/Clap, Side Stomp/Clap, Side Together, Side Touch

9,10                          Step R to right, Stomp L beside R and clap

11,12                        Step L to left, Stomp R beside L and clap

13,14  ,15,16          Step R to right, Step L beside R, Step R to right, Touch L beside R


                                 Side Together, 1/4 TurnTouch, Step Back Heel Fwd, Step Fwd Scuff

17,18                        Step L to left, Step R beside L

19,20                        Making 1/4 left step fwd on L, Touch R beside L (9 o’clock)

21,22                        Step back on R, Touch L heel fwd

23,24                        Step fwd on L, Scuff R fwd


                                 Step Pivot 1/2, Step fwd Hold, Step Pivot 1/4, Step Fwd Scuff

25,26                        Step fwd on R, Pivot 1/2 left transferring wt to L (3 o’clock)

27,28                        Step fwd on R, Hold

29,30                        Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/4 right transferring wt to R (6 o’clock)

31,32                        Step fwd on L, Scuff R fwd


                                 *There is a 12 count tag at the end of wall 3 

                                 Heel Fwd Together, Heel Fwd Together, Side Together, Side Together                                                            Stomp Stomp, Swipe Down, Swipe Up

1,2,3,4                    Touch R heel fwd, Step R beside L, Touch L heel fwd, Step L beside R

5,6,7,8                    Touch R toe to right, Step R beside L, Touch L toe to left, Step L beside R

9,10                          Stomp R beside L, Stomp L beside R

11,12                        Swipe hands down across sides of thighs, Swipe hands up across sides of thighs



                                 *There is a 4 count tag at the end of wall 9.

                                 Please do the first 4 counts of above tag and start the dance again


This is an easy little dance , everyone will manage it I am sure.


We don’t have bayous here in Australia,… but we do have Roxannes

AND boyfriends who visit when Daddy is out!

Life is funny isn’t it…. Only the faces change


Hope you enjoy the dance.

See you on the floor sometime…. Jan

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie