ROCKIN' THE MOCKIN' BIRD

SONG:  Mockingbird by Carly Simon.  Also available on Jan's no. 12 cd compilation 
CHOREOGRAPHER
: Jan Wyllie, 4 Pebble Court, Torquay, Hervey Bay, 4655 Qld., Australia
Email:janwyllie@bigpond.com        Web Site: http://www.users.bigpond.com/janwyllie/
DANCE:  64 counts,  2 walls,  128 bpm,  Easy Intermediate Level,  Choreographed Dec. 2002 

NO TAGS OR RESTARTS
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STEPS  PATTERN OF DANCE
1,2,3        Step R to right, Rock/step L behind R, Rock/return weight to R
4&5          Shuffle to the left L,R,L while making ½ turn right
6,7&8       Step R to right, Cross/rock L over R, Rock/return weight to L, Step L to left

9&10        Cross shuffle to the left R,L,R
11,12&        Rock/step L to left, Rock/return wt to R, Step L beside R
13,14&       Rock/step R to right, Rock/return wt to L, Step R beside L
15,16          Rock/step L to left, Making 1/4 turn left step back on R

17,18          Step back on L , Hold
&19,20        Step R beside L, Step back on L, Hold
&                Step R beside L,   
21,22          Rock/step back on L, Rock fwd on R
23,24          Walk fwd  L,R

                  *The following hip bumps move slightly forward - ham it up a bit won't you!
25&26          Step fwd on L bumping hips fwd, back, fwd
27&28          Step fwd on R bumping hips fwd, back, fwd
29&30          Step fwd on L bumping hips fwd, back, fwd
31&32          Step fwd on R bumping hips fwd, back, fwd (wt ends up on R)

33&34          Step L behind R, Step R to right, Step L to left (sailor shuffle)
35&36          Step R behind L, Step L to lef,t Step R to right (sailor shuffle)
37,38          Rock/step L behind R, Rock/return wt to R
39,40          Making ¼ turn right step back on L, Making ¼ turn right step fwd on R

41,42          Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R
43&44          Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L
45&46&      Kick R across L, Step fwd on R, Kick L across R, Step fwd on L
47&48         Kick R across L, Step fwd on R, Kick L across R
&                Step L beside R

49,50,51,52   Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Big step back on R, Drag L to R (wt on R)
53,54            Step back on L, Drag R to L (wt on L)
55& 56          Bump hips R,L,R 
             
57&58,59,60 Cross shuffle to right L,R,L, Step R to right, Making 1/4 left step fwd on L
61,62,63,64   Big step fwd on R, Slide L to R, Big step to left on L, Slide R to L (wt on L)

This song has been around for as long as I can remember - but my
memory isn't too good these days! Hope you enjoy hearing it again
and that you have some fun with the dance.   
See you on the floor sometime……  Jan